Do you think I was born in this wretched earth for you to govern and kill?/In your stinking factories and offices with your stupid systems and skills./Do you think I've got nothing better to do than to grovel in the shit and the crap,/ Asking for the bread and home that's mine and waiting for a pat on the back?/ You think I've got nothing better to do than live in the lie that you give?/ Learn the sweet morals, the lessons, the games and praise god for the fact that I live?/ You took me and made me a MAN by making me strong, the power of this land./ You took a woman and taught her she's less,/ A slave to the strong no more than a guest./ You taught me to love, find a mate and take/A woman to serve but your love is just rape./ You leave me my children to hold and distort, to bind with your rules of normality till caught./ I give them food that you sell in the shops, I'm told it has goodness when it's only the slops./ You've taken my health with your shitty benevolence,/ You've taken my dignity with your dole queue dependence./ You taught me to steal when I wanted to share, to take for myself and not even care./ You've shifted my vision with oppressive authority, the dreams and the hopes nearly fade to strangle me./ You gave me confusion until I had learnt to obey all the orders and never get burnt./ I shout in the streets and you take my voice, this sham of democracy leaves no choice./ You've taken my eyes 'til there's nothing to see except abuse and destruction, no chance to be free./ You've taken my thinking, my means of survival, thrust in my hand your gun and your bible./You told me to kill for the lord up above, you've given me hate when I KNOW THERE IS LOVE.

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