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Benefit Song for Quiet Storm and EEFC
by with apologies to Darell Worley Wednesday, Jun. 06, 2007 at 10:59 AM

Hopefully this will help the healing begin from this most horrific of tragedies.

I hear people saying that moneymaking's wrong
I say that Garfield is where my gallery belongs
What about our soy milk and this work of art?
Don't you try to tell me, that's how gentrification starts
They say we don't realize the mess we're getting in
Before you start preaching
Let me ask you this my friend

CHORUS 1
Have you forgotten how it felt that day
To see your hangout vandalized
And being told to go away?
Have you forgotten when those windows broke?
We had to wait for tofu scramble
And no Bali Shag to smoke
How much money could vegan brunch have brought in?
Have you forgotten?

I couldn't understand the messages they sprayed
But all our stuff is perfect, organic and fair trade
I support Peduto and whine about Bush every day
I have bumper stickers, that I prominently display
Ironic Pabst hangover; my brain is a fog
They said that they were anarchists, so I guess we'll just blame POG

CHORUS 1
Have you forgotten how it felt that day
To see your hangout vandalized
And being told to go away?
Have you forgotten when those windows broke?
We had to wait for tofu scramble
And no Bali Shag to smoke
Developers aren't what our clique has brought in
Have you forgotten?

How dare they say they co-op board's
No better than the police?
They'll pay to bust a union
But they sell nutritional yeast

CHORUS 2
Have you forgotten that we worship glass
Because we're liberals, like the right-wing worships flags?
Have you forgotten that the things we buy
Are the things that make us human
It's how we identify
How much money could vegan brunch have brought in?
Have you forgotten?

Have you forgotten?
Have you forgotten?

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WTF, bologna? anarcho-feminist Sunday, Jul. 15, 2007 at 12:22 AM
it's all the same to me can I get a witness Thursday, Jul. 12, 2007 at 12:32 PM
witnesses bologna Thursday, Jul. 12, 2007 at 5:14 AM
union effort co-opted Thursday, Jul. 12, 2007 at 4:04 AM
Anti-capitalism is anti-capitalism puerile Tuesday, Jul. 10, 2007 at 10:29 PM
what Garfield resident want... PJD Monday, Jul. 09, 2007 at 4:32 PM
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