A Few Bags of Grain
(Michael Timmins, Joby Baker, Alan Anton)

After 12 years of feeding,
days spent barely breathing,
I’m worth only a few bags of grain.
Oh the shame, the shame, the shame.
So I’ll take me beating.
Never once complaining.
Oh the shame, oh the shame, the shame.

After 16 years hard labour.
He bumped into a neighbour.
Who told him about a world gone insane.
He said, “ I cannot stress any stronger,
but you cannot rest on your honour”
The shame, the shame, the shame.

She leaves her there sleeping.
Hoping that she’s dreaming
about a life worth more than a few bags of grain.
Oh the shame, oh the shame, the shame.

But my spirit will live on.
My daughter you will not claim.
My spirit will live on.
My spirit you can not claim.
My daughter you will not claim.
Can not claim.
You can not claim.

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Last update: April 26, 2010
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