Levon


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Levon wears his  
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war wound like a  
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crown
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He calls his child J
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esus
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`Cause he likes the  
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name
 
And he s
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ends him to the fi
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nest school in to
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wn
 
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Levon, 
 
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evon likes his m
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oney
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He makes a lot they s
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ay
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Spend his days c
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ounting
 
In a g
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arage by the  
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motor
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way
 
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He was born a  
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pauper to a  
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pawn on a  
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Christmas 
 
day
 
When the  
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New York Times said  
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God is dead
 
And the  
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war’s 
 
begun
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Alvin Tostig  
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has a son to
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day
 
And he shall be  
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Levon
 
And he shall be a  
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good 
 
man
 
And he shall be  
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Levon
 
In tradition with the f
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amily 
 
plan
 
And he shall be L
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evon
 
And he shall be a g
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ood 
 
man
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He shall be Le
C7sus 
von
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Levon sells cartoon balloons in town

His family business thrives
Jesus blows up balloons all day
Sits on the porch swing watching them fly

And Jesus, he wants to go to Venus

Leaving Levon far behind
Take a balloon and go sailing
While Levon, Levon slowly dies

 
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