America

Album: The Ascension (2020)
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  • Is it love you're after?
    A sign of the flood or one more disaster?
    Don't do to me what you did to America
    Don't do to me what you did to America

    I have loved you, I have grieved
    I'm ashamed to admit I no longer believe
    I have loved you, I received
    I have traded my life for a picture of the scenery
    Don't do to me what you did to America
    Don't do to me what you did to America

    I give it all up in laughter
    The sign of the cross awaiting disaster
    The dove flew to me like a vision of paranoia
    The dove flew to me like a vision of paranoia

    I have loved you like a dream
    I have kissed your lips like a Judas in heat
    I have worshiped, I believed
    I have broke your bread for a splendor of machinery
    Don't look at me like I'm acting hysterical
    Don't look at me like I'm acting hysterical

    I have worshiped, I have cried
    I have put my hands in the wounds on your side
    I have tasted of your blood
    I have choked on the waters, I abated the flood
    I am broken, I am beat
    But I will find my way like a Judas in heat
    I am fortune, I am free
    I'm like a fever of light in the land of opportunity
    Don't do to me what you did to America
    (Don't do to me what you do to yourself)
    Don't do to me what you did to America
    (Don't do to me what you do to yourself)
    Don't do to me what you did to America
    (Don't do to me what you do to yourself)
    Don't do to me what you did to America
    (Don't do to me what you do to yourself)

    Don't do to me what you did to America
    Don't do to me what you did to America
    Don't do to me what you did to America
    Don't do to me what you did to America

    Don't do to me what you did to America
    Don't do to me what you did to America
    Don't do to me what you did to America
    Don't do to me what you did to America Writer/s: Sufjan Stevens
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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