How Did I Get Out Alive?

Down where the dullers roll,
how do you keep a match lit in this hole?
up where the idiots lead,
scattering seeds
where we all had to stand for the pledge.
when bones were thrown, we all fetched
but still we were burning inside.
how did I get out alive?

And we read: here we are free
sang "This land was made for you and me"
watched as the president swore
called for war (WAR!)
we all died, yellow ribbons around necks.
And we all had to stand for the pledge
so smothered by national pride.
How did I get out alive?

back where the idiots rolled
I was a time bomb brought into school
it was there we learned up from down..
upside down
it was there that we stood for the pledge.
where the living was raised by the dead
let the slaughter kept inside the lines
so how did I get out?
by some rebel angel?
was I blessed?
or by some devils, maybe in lead
one by one we all choked on the lies

how did I get out alive?

hang down to save you
if you struggle and fight,
you just may get out too.
if you struggle and fight you just may get out too

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    General Commentthese lyrics are way off

    line 1:down where the DULLARDS RULE
    line 13:we all TIED yellow ribbons 'round necks
    line 17:back where the idiots RULE
    line 22:where the living WERE raised by the dead
    line 23:LED to slaught, kept inside the lines
    line 25:by some rebel angel was i blessed?
    line 27:or by some devil's minion led?
    line 30:HEY, BUT I AIN'T NO SAINT
    line 31:SENT down to save you
    jthizion May 02, 2007   Link

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