Love Your Enemies

A very rough translation…

Why don’t you love your enemies?
Why don’t you give them everything?
Why don’t you get down on your knees?
Adore your enemies

Idiots
Fucking ugly fools
Fucking idiots
Fucking idiots
Fucking all my friends…

… I mean you
All my friends – God afraid
And they dance in the streets in the hot afternoons
And they spat at our backs and they kicked us away
To live in the dark,  live in the cold
This is the reason why we were born

And his head is aching
And his God is waiting
Why don’t you put the light up?
Why don’t you put your eyes up?
Give them everything
Give them everything
Give them everything
Give them everything

And this is all I’ll ever be
And this is all I’ll ever be

We lay in your bed in the hot afternoons
And we argued about how little money we had
Life in the dark
Life in the cold
This is the reason why we were born
Our own language
Our own lot
Our own fears
And our own Gods
Our freedom and the right to do
As we please with the likes of you

And I try to laugh at them
And they smack me on the face
And they push us through the fields
Saying “Love your enemies”
Give them everything
Give them everything
It’s too late – Ha Ha
Blood begins to flow

And this is all we’ll ever be
And this is all they’ll ever be

The elder upstands and the rebellion is well
And it fills them with joy just to see us this way
And taking each step just to take the next breath
And taking each breath just to take the next step

The sons going past as I swung from the trees

Take everything you own and make it into a neat pile
Set fire to it, burn it all
See what your love can do
Say “Oh look what my love did”
The power of love
The power of love
The power of love

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