Veteran’s Day

Wake Up Call

Words and music by Michael Veitch ©2004 (p)2017
Burt Street Music (BMI) All Rights Reserved
This is to all who find themselves
Not playing on the old school yard
But running for their lives and not much else
To the drumming of their own desperate hearts
To the drumming of their own desperate hearts
And it’s blood and bullets now on our minds
The times they haven’t changed that much
Come a day we’ll honor all those who have died
And remember the less fortunate ones
Remember the less fortunate ones
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Let us pray as the day goes dark
White gloves, polish and flowers in the park
March the main streets and the boulevards
On a Veteran’s Day, on a Veteran’s Day.
As new rains fall on our holy house
The biggest rains I’ve ever seen
A wild blue wind whipping burning red clouds
And the crazy white lightening in between
The crazy white lightening in between
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Bridge: The sky tries smiling, painted up
Dry leaves flying, I can’t stop
Wishing a rainbow
Before the last flood washes over us
To leave us here to lie or swim
Let’s all join together and celebrate
And remember all that could have been
Remember all that could have been
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