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A Cautionary Tale

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Bass, Guitar, Piano & Synth/Keyboard: Steve Coleman
Vocals & Lyrics: Ryan Lucas
Drums & Mastering: Jason Jones
Mixing: Michiel Papenhove

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Public Domain Artwork by Georg Pencz (

A Cautionary Tale Lyrics by Ryan Lucas Before the plague brought death and destruction Earth was a lawless penal colony Home to the misfits and hopeless delinquents Who were forbidden to use advanced technology Exiled to gain appreciation for civility With no support or safety net of false security The subsequent fall of those who cast them out secured our fate Because karma’s natural selection spared the reprobates Those who rose to power, now turn up their noses Captivated by reflections of their point of view While poor tenant farmers shovel fertilizer Humbly serving everyone with all the work they do Looked down on for their lack of station in society And their contempt for those who parade wealth flamboyantly The hordes of common disheveled masses may have lost their way But those who scoff from their sterile balconies shall rue the day

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018

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Date: 9/15/2019 5:57:00 PM
Interesting and creative work. Enjoyed reading the work shared on home page with my little poem Sara
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