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O’Neill saga Part 2: Fakes & flakes

Our land so dear

Dennis Belas - "And whilst we wait in hope and sorrow/We cannot avoid but more want to borrow/There’s nothing more to save our land/The endless trap just seems to grow"


You come from nowhere to our land
And think that we don’t understand?
We are not blind we just cannot bow
For you to steal our gold and sand

Don’t tell my people we don’t know
You make promises nothing to show
You rob our land and nothing more
Leaving behind all these dirty flow

We’ve seen more hurt that our hearts tore
More pains endured, our hearts lost more
How long more can we shed a tear?
Our land has changed forever more

But no one seems to bear the fear
The pain the shame to God we swear
Few bucks has gotten their lips zipped
Such lousy bucks for our land so dear

And yet we stand watching over this cliff
Lurking over the horizon for the promised ship
But no ship sailed, just like many years ago
And now our hands are tired on our hip.

And whilst we wait in hope and sorrow
We cannot avoid but more want to borrow
There’s nothing more to save our land
The endless trap just seems to grow.


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