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#1156780 - 09/22/19 01:20 PM Who's Killing The Planet  
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Who’s Killing The Planet
chorus
It's all around
The proof is on show
Who’s killing the planet
I'd like to know

Not me said the oil man
I just meet the public demand,
The coal miner shakes his head
Says he has a family feed,
And the leaders stutter
While the beggars mutter
Blame corruption and greed.

It's all around
The proof is on show
Who’s killing the planet
I'd like to know

Not us say the celebrities
Limousines are necessities,
Crowds gaze at fireworks
As the poison fills the air
And the tourists sit back
For the in flight snack
Blissfully unaware.

Yes it's all around
The proof is on show
Who’s killing the planet
I'd like to know

bridge
It’s not the children with nothing eat
It’s not the birds or the fish in the sea
But that face in the mirror
Sure looks guilty to me.

But I love my cosy home
My t v, and my cell phone,
And I like burgers and pizzas
Delivered to my door
And it doesn’t make sense
To plead innocence
From the show room floor.

It's all around
The proof is on show
Who’s killing the planet
I think we all know.

Last edited by John Paragreen; 09/23/19 12:28 PM.

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#1156792 - 09/22/19 06:20 PM Re: Who's Killing The Planet [Re: John Paragreen]  
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Good one, John! I like the fact that it combines apportioning of blame with understanding. Not at all preachy, and all the more effective for that. The ending is very effective, by answering the question posed earlier. Very satisfying.

#1156794 - 09/22/19 07:55 PM Re: Who's Killing The Planet [Re: John Paragreen]  
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Great work. really drives the message home without preaching. I like the same as Gavin that it combines apportioning of blame with understanding and answer itself at the end.

Would love to hear it set to music


I'm a lyricist with original lyrics available for all recording purposes, open to collaboration so if interested please see my website.
http://www.penkslyrics.com
#1156821 - 09/23/19 11:40 AM Re: Who's Killing The Planet [Re: John Paragreen]  
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Thanks guys, not sure if it will ever be a song, it's a touchy subject, but I had an Arlo Guthrie feel as I did it
all the best.john


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