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The Paper God

Mark Brine
Mark Brine


Written by: Mark Brine
1. And they made a paper god
and upon it they put a face
‘n they worshipped it ‘n honored it ...
all thru-out their days
conquering and killin’ for ... its Almighty sake
that they might share in the power of ...
this paper god so great ...
Yes, the paper god ... the paper god
2. and it created class distinctions
between the peoples of the land
prejudice ‘n favoritism to the
ones it came to hand
and the nations of this world agreed
that all would serve this king
and those who wouldn’t should perish
without the basic needed thing ... yeah, the ...
3. and in their quest to serve it
its followers destroyed the land
ravagin and robbing it ...
'til not a living thing did stand
‘n the children cried in hunger
to a multitude of ears
that were deaf  ‘n unconcerned ... and for
their greed, they wouldn’t share ... the ...
4. and in all the words they said ...
they praised it up on high
‘til at last it was revealed
and the truth came to their eyes ...
and they saw that they’d been hurtin’ themselves ...
‘n it was only them to fault
for all’a the wrongs that were around them
from their false god, they exhalt ... yes ... the ...
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