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Boys Don't Cry



There upon the table
Lies my sullen art
How you wear my fate
How you rule my heart

This the craft that binds
Composing from the mind
A tale that every boy,
Well learn to write in time

An empty pint of beer
Will refill itself with tears
A warm gun will recommend
How to fix, what does offend

The wild beast within
Rages when the injury
Takes him by the neck
And brings him to his knees

Then like slaughter hogs
We become the sacrifice,
Begging women's tears
To conjure back to ice

But in some other way
We keep tears away
Napalm clears a field
When the enemy won't yield

I'm thinking like a man
Not giving a d*mn
So you wear my fate
Like love disguised as hate

Cast these rages aside
Give them time they'll dry
No! These tears won't fall
I'll walk proud and tall

But there'll be a time
Every mans been there
Yet they will never know
Just how much we cared.
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