Survivor Guilt

Album: Endgame (2011)
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  • Block the entrances
    Close the door
    Seal the exits
    Because this is war

    All gave some
    Some gave all
    But for what
    I want to know

    Carry on
    Don't mind me
    All I gave was everything
    And yet you ask me for more
    Fought your fight
    Bought your lie
    And in return I lost my life
    What purpose does this serve

    A folded flag
    A purple heart
    A family all but torn apart
    I fought with courage to preserve
    Not my way of life, but yours

    Carry on
    Don't mind me
    All I gave was everything
    And yet you ask me for more
    Fought your fight
    Bought your lie
    And in return I lost my life
    What purpose does this serve

    The cowards preach from pedestals
    With words and courage and resolve
    But one thing that'll fuck 'em all
    'Cause is freedom isn't free

    They send our daughters and our sons
    To deserts under burning suns
    A sacrificial slaughter to fill
    The pockets of the weak
    An artificial enemy
    Are we so easily deceived?

    Come, carry on
    Just walk away
    How many more sent to their graves
    In this lesson ignored?
    I fought your fight
    Bought your lie
    And in return I lost my life
    What purpose does this serve?
    What purpose did I serve? Writer/s: BRANDON BARNES, JOSEPH PRINCIPE, TIMOTHY MCILRATH, ZACH BLAIR
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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