"A Good Man Is Hard to Find" as written by and Sufjan Stevens....
Once in the backyard,
she was once like me,
she was once like me.
Twice when I killed them,
they were once at peace,
they were once like me.

Hold to your gun, man,
and put off all your peace,
put off all the beast.
Paid a full of these, I wait for it,
but someone's once like me.
She was once like me.

I once was better.
I put off all my grief.
I put off all my grief.
So I go to hell, I wait for it,
but someone's left me creased.
Someone's left me creased.


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"A Good Man Is Hard to Find" as written by Sufjan Stevens

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  • +1
    General Commentin a live version of the song sufjan extends the lyrics at the end:


    half awake, half asleep
    lying half awake, or half asleep
    I can feel you there
    Like the gun on my head

    half awake, or half asleep


    I'm sure it has more to do with the story, but I haven't read it yet
    MadeMyself7on December 09, 2008   Link

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