SongsLyrics.Win - Find Thousands of free song lyrics online!
artist browse | track browse | Songs Chart | random lyric | Music Store | submit lyric

SongsLyrics.win SongsLyrics.win
facebook twitter linkedin tumblr google pinterest

- 372,110 lyrics
- 22,437 artists

Top 12 Famous Lyrics:

Taken from the album Gold by Adams RyanAdams Ryan
La Cienega Just Smiled
view lyrics  (3 views)

Taken from the album Artilleria Pesada: Presenta by Control MacheteControl Machete
view lyrics  (6 views)

Taken from the album Toxicity by System Of A DownSystem Of A Down
view lyrics  (11 views)

Taken from the album Welcome To Wherever You Are by InxsInxs
The Answer
view lyrics  (6 views)

Taken from the album Submodalities by MoffattsMoffatts
Just Another Phase
view lyrics  (4 views)

Taken from the album Assorted by Richard MarxRichard Marx
Heart Of My Own
view lyrics  (5 views)

Taken from the album Left Of The Middle by Natalie ImbrugliaNatalie Imbruglia
One More Addiction
view lyrics  (12 views)

Taken from the album Non Album Tracks by Everly Brothers, TheEverly Brothers, The
Devoted To You
view lyrics  (17 views)

Taken from the album Clash On Broadway by Clash, TheClash, The
view lyrics  (23 views)

Taken from the album AllEarth Wind And Fire
view lyrics  (8 views)

Taken from the album Byrdmaniax by Byrds, TheByrds, The
I Trust
view lyrics  (9 views)

Taken from the album Fairyland by De VisionDe Vision
view lyrics  (2 views)

Viewing Lyrics for W T C Poem:

Artist:Ani Difranco
No album artwork found
Track:W T C Poem
Date Added:14/08/2016
Rating:not yet rated     
 Add to del.icio.us    Digg this    Reddit
Lyrics:yes, yes, yes, us people are just poems
we're 90% metaphor
with a leanness of
bordering upon hyper distillation

and once upon a time
we were

rushing down the throat of a giraffe
yes, rushing down the long
hallway despite what the PA announcement said
yes, rushing down the long stairs
the whiskey of eternity fermented and distilled to eighteen minutes

burning down our
down the hall
down the stairs
in a building so tall
that it will
always be there

yes it's part of a pair there
on the bow of Noah's Ark /> the most prestigious couple
just kicking back parked
against a perfectly blue
on a morning beatific
in its Indian Summer breeze
on the day that
fell to its knees

after strutting around for a century
saying thank you or please

the shock was subsonic
and the smoke was
between the setup and the punch line
because we were all on time
work that day

we all boarded that plane for to fly
and then when the fires
were raging
we all climbed up on the windowsill
and then we all held hands
jumped into the sky

every borough looked up when it heard the first blast
then every dumb action movie was summarily surpassed
and the exodus uptown by foot and
looked more like war than anything I've seen so far

yes it looked
more like war than anything I've seen so far

so fierce and ingenious,
a poetic
specter so far gone
that every jackass newscaster was struck dumb and stumbling
'oh my god' and 'this is unbelievable' and on and on

and I'll tell you what, while
we're at it,
you can keep the Pentagon,
you can keep the propaganda
and each
and every tv
that's been trying to convince me
to participate in some prep school
punk's plan
to perpetuate retribution

perpetuate retribution
/> even as the blue toxic smoke of our lesson in retribution
is still hanging in the air /> and there's ash on our shoes
and there's ash in our hair

and there's a
fine silt on every mantle
from Hell's Kitchen to Brooklyn
and the streets are full of
stories sudden twists and near misses
and soon every open bar is crammed to the rafters /> with tales of narrowly averted disasters
and the whiskey is flowing like never before /> as all over the country folks just shake their heads, and pour

/> here's a toast to all the folks who live in Palestine, and Iraq, and El Salvador.
a toast to the folks living on the Pine Ridge Reservation with GI Joe still coming back for more /> here's a toast to all those nurses and doctors who daily provide women with a choice
stand down a threat the size of Oklahoma City just to listen to a young woman's voice
a toast to all the folks on death row right now awaiting hot oil or guillotine
who are
shackled there with dread and can only escape into their heads to
find peace in the form of a

cause take away our Playstations
and we are a 3rd world nation /> under the thumb
of some blue blood royal son
who bought the Oval Office in that
phony election
and I'll tell you while we're at it, let me state unequivocally,
he is
not President of Me, he is not President of me

cuz I, I am a poem heeding hyper
I've got no room for a lie so verbose
I'm looking out over my whole human
and I'm raising my glass in a toast

here's to our last drink of fossil
let us vow to get off of this sauce
shoo away the swarms of commuter planes /> and find that train ticket we lost

cause once upon a time the line followed the
and peeked into all the backyards
where the laundry was waving out on the
and the graffiti was teasing us from brick walls and bridges
we were rolling over
through valleys under stars
i dream of touring like Duke Ellington in my own
railroad car

i dream of waiting on the big wooden benches
in the grand station
aglow with grace
and then standing out on the platform and feeling the air on my face />
give back the night its distant whistle

give back the night its distant
give the darkness back its soul
give the big oil companies the finger /> and relearn how to rock and roll

yes, the lessons are all around us
the truth is waiting there
so it's time to pick through the rubble,
clean the
and clear the air

tell our government to pull its big d--k out of the
sand of someone else's desert
and put it back in its pants
and quit the hypocritical
chants of 'freedom forever'

cause when one lone phone rang in two thousand and one /> at ten after nine on nine one one, which is the number we all called
when that lone phone
rang right off the wall right off our desk

and down the long hall down the long
in the building so tall
that the whole world stopped
just to watch it

10% metaphor and 90% tragedy
shhhh, listen to the poetry.

More Ani Difranco Lyrics:

1.   Garden Of Simple  view
2.   Anyday  view
3.   Know Now Then  view
4.   Bliss Like This  view
5.   Gravel  view
6.   Independence Day  view
7.   My Name Is Lisa Kalvelage  view
8.   Little Plastic Castle  view
9.   Going Down  view
10.   Marrow  view
11.   Done Wrong  view
12.   Swandive  view
13.   Swim  view
14.   This Bouquet  view
15.   Million You Never Made  view
16.   Wish I May  view
17.   Coming Up  view
18.   Overlap  view
19.   Out Of Range Complete Album  view
20.   Welcome To:  view
21.   Company  view
22.   Like I Said Complete Album  view
23.   Roll With It  view
24.   Freakshow  view
25.   Tiptoe  view

home | artist browse | track browse | Songs Chart | random lyric | Music Store | submit lyric | link partners