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My Mother The War

by 10000 Maniacs. Buy album CD: Campfire Songs - Disc 1

[ lyrics: Natalie Merchant & Michael Walsh/music: J.C.Lombardo ]

She borders the pavement
Flanks avenues
Parades pass white glove attended by
My mother the war

She'll raise a shaft
Lift a banner
Toss a rose
My mother the war

She's made every effort
To salvage the few
Bought fourteen liberty bonds
My mother the war

Mother the war

She knows every neighbor
Chats at their doors
Compare econosize electric appliances
My mother the war

Share tea and a seat
By my cradle with
My mother the war

Mother the war

Caressing the globe
Touch on his isle
She wrings hands in pensive waiting
My mother the war

Haunts her doorway
Begs her postman
Is there word for
My mother the war

Momentos of distant vigil
Three years each tour
"hands of god enfold him" prayed
My mother the war

Mother the war

In bitter defiance
She's spitting the corps
She's wet a brood short league for combat
My mother the war

Well acquainted with sorrow
Left millions in grief
My mother the war


Mother the war

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Album: Campfire Songs - Disc 1 (2004) Lyrics
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  1. Planned Obsolence
  2. My Mother The War
  3. Tension
  4. Scorpio Rising
  5. Like The Weather
  6. Don't Talk
  7. What's The Matter Here?
  8. Hey Jack Kerouac
  9. Verdi Cries
  10. Trouble Me
  11. Poison In The Well
  12. You Happy Puppet
  13. Eat For Two
  14. Stockton Gala Days
  15. Candy Everybody Wants
  16. These Are The Days
  17. Because The Night


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