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Sad React

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One of my friends got a new tattoo
of the Black Sun and the Fourteen Words in fluorescent blue.
I tripped off balance and I kicked a tree,
and then I stood there confused with a skinned-up knee.

If you move to Ohio,
I'll sad react.
Grandpa gets caught in a thunderstorm:
sad react.
Confederate flag on his damn lapel:
and we'll just sad react
in all capital letters
and big text
and obscure in-club acronyms.
smh

Somebody yelled, "Hey! Turn up the news.
Severe accident on Karl Marx Avenue."
I haven't seen you in seven years,
but now we're both sure we're never getting out of here alone.

The hail on the garbage makes me
sad react.
A smashed-up flatscreen on a mass grave of human shields:
sad react.
We'll watch the next holocaust livestreamed on NBC,
and we'll just sad react
in all capital letters
and big text
and obscure in-club acronyms.
smh

Somebody just stole my laundry:
sad react.
They threw our friends in a labour camp:
sad react.
The thin blue line on burrito trucks,
and white nationalist pride jokes on coffee cups...
They cancelled our swimming class:
sad react.
They fill a high school with tear gas:
sad react.
And then they turn off the interne-

credits

released January 28, 2020
Cody Henry- 76 trombone
Emma Tiemann- 1001 strings
Nika Vodwood- backup vocals
Ryan Wasoba- drums, acoustic guitar
Chad Matheny- music, lyrics, main vocals, all other instruments

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