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The Great Measure

 
Description
Short Song Description:
A man today that wants to live life fully will quickly find himself in deep trouble with his fellows, society as a whole, and most importantly, the authorities.
Metadata
Song Length:
3:55
Primary Genre:
Rock-Alternative
Secondary Genre:
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Lyrics
THE GREAT MEASURE

He orders the great measure
Whether of pain or pleasure,
Shelters in the weather?
and so he goes
to wherever the wind blows,
scenting a treasure lost long ago?
The gold defaces the rainbow.

No fate left that?s worthy,
Only hopes that he
Falls facing the enemy?
and so he runs
to the sound of the guns,
Before his brigade is overrun.

Are there still foreign legions,
Or any savage regions
Left now to believe in,
or battlefields yet haunted
by the vanquished but undaunted?
Come home with your shield or laying on it.