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We could use a little mercy now…

We could use a little mercy now…

h/t to BSnyder in comments.

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My father could use a little mercy now

The fruits of his labor

Fall and rot slowly on the ground

His work is almost over

It won’t be long and he won’t be around

I love my father, and he could use some mercy now

My brother could use a little mercy now

He’s a stranger to freedom

He’s shackled to his fears and doubts

The pain that he lives in is

Almost more than living will allow

I love my bother, and he could use some mercy now

My church and my country could use a little mercy now

As they sink into a poisoned pit

That’s going to take forever to climb out

They carry the weight of the faithful

Who follow them down

I love my church and country, and they could use some mercy now

Every living thing could use a little mercy now

Only the hand of grace can end the race

Towards another mushroom cloud

People in power, well

They’ll do anything to keep their crown

I love life, and life itself could use some mercy now

Yeah, we all could use a little mercy now

I know we don’t deserve it

But we need it anyhow

We hang in the balance

Dangle ‘tween hell and hallowed ground

Every single one of us could use some mercy now

Every single one of us could use some mercy now

Every single one of us could use some mercy now

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GrandmèreMimi

Just what we need now. Thanks for posting the video, Ann.

June Butler

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