The President Sang Amazing Grace

Album: Whistle Down the Wind (2018)
  • A young man came to a house of prayer
    They did not ask what brought him there
    He was not friend, he was not kin
    But they opened the door and let him in

    And for an hour the stranger stayed
    He sat with them and seemed to pray
    But then the young man drew a gun
    And killed nine people, old and young

    In Charleston in the month of June
    The mourners gathered in a room
    The President came to speak some words
    And the cameras rolled and the nation heard

    But no words could say what must be said
    For all the living and the dead
    So on that day and in that place
    The President sang Amazing Grace
    The President sang Amazing Grace

    We argued where to lay the blame
    On one man's hate or our nation's shame
    Some sickness of the mind or soul
    And how the wounds might be made whole

    But no words could say what must be said
    For all the living and the dead
    So on that day and in that place
    The President sang Amazing Grace
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