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#1162220 - 03/15/20 09:40 AM Damages of War  
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Damages of war
Verse
Iím going to wake up any time now.
This has be a dream
Something terrifying
from a violent movie scene.
There are bodies torn apart
Their blood is on my hands
Iím in a hail storm of bullets
Marooned in a foreign land.
Chorus (2x)
Some I save and some I lose
But always there are more.
Itís my job to repair
The damages of war.
Verse
Morphineís the only god they know
Who can take their pain away.
Absolve me of my sins
And help me through these days.
I havenít slept forever
Their bloodís dried on my shoes
When this hail of lead is over
Iím drowning myself in booze.
Chorus (2x)
Some I save and some I lose
But always there are more.
Itís my job to repair


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#1162227 - 03/15/20 06:50 PM Re: Damages of War [Re: ckiphen]  
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Good ck. Iíd probably change second verse line 8 to
ď Iíll drown myself in boozeĒ.

#1162477 - 03/28/20 10:19 AM Re: Damages of War [Re: ckiphen]  
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Ditto about line 8. You need a bridge if you really want to say something other than "I'm stressed out because of my war experience - and that's my excuse for getting drunk."

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#1163348 - 04/18/20 01:26 PM Re: Damages of War [Re: ckiphen]  
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Thanks for your input


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