Paper Slaves

How innocent, they say
To the infants born today
Innocence they taint
With their ways

Like a venomous grace
A welcome to this place
Putting on a play
In a cage

They'll never even mention
The rules and obligations
But everyone is playing
The game

So stand in line with all the rest
No need to know what happens next
Just work work work and collect your check
So you can impress all the faces

Stand in line with all the rest
No need to know what happens next
Just save save save whatever's left
Cause everything is for the taking

Stand in line with all the rest
No need to know what happens next
Just spend spend spend every cent
So you can feel relevant

They'll never even mention
The rules and obligations
But everyone is playing
The game

How ignorant, they say
Cause life ain't all that great
But igorance and faith
Are the same

Look what you have made
A monster in the shade
All these paper slaves
To pay

So grab their attention
Make bread and circus for them
Everyone is paying
The game

They stand in line with all the rest
No need to know what happens next
They work work work and collect their checks
So they can impress other faces

Who stand in line with all the rest
No need to know what happens next
They slave slave slave for whatever's left
So they get by barely scraping

Stand in line with all the rest
No need to know what happens next
they spend spend spend every cent
So they can feel relevant

So grab their attention
Make bread and circus for them
Everyone is paying
The game

How did it get this way?
We know it's a charade
But do we wanna play
The game?

The End

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