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Gritty

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You ever felt a bullet in the head? You ever seen a dead baby in the arms of a little kid, and had it rubbed in your face for months? what a joke... You ever been told there is no right or wrong? Made to believe it yet known it's not on, right, and completely wrong? Good laugh... Felt yourself get sliced up against your wishes? Well I'm glad I haven't! Been told we were finding you peace? Well I'm glad I wasn't! To quote a poet, in a song I heard, 'Every body hurts sometimes.' To quote an organisation in a book I read '...' Sorry that's forbidden! To quote a yellow legend 'It wasn't me!' Maybe the last one shouldn't have gone down, but the first one never did...

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