Reluctant Messiah

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Darren Block
2005-03-11

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I WENT DOWN TO THE GARDEN WITHOUT YOU YEA WHEN YOU TOLD ME THAT YOU WERE A DESCENDANT OF JESUS I DIDN’T WANT TO KNOW THAT MUCH ABOUT YOU YEA 'TIL YOU SAID THAT YOU HOPE SOMEONE WOULD BELIEVE IN US I SAID I’M ONLY HUMAN SO PLEASE PARDON MY BEHAVIOR BUT I DON’T HAVE THE GENETICS OF A SAVIOR I DON’T WANT TO WEAR NO CROWN OF THORNS OR PUT ON A SPACEMAN’S UNIFORM I DON’T WANT TO LIVE IN A CROWDED DORM WITH ALL THOSE FLEDGLING ANGELS I CAN’T PICK UP ALL THE BRICKS THAT IT TAKES FOR YOUR EGYPTIAN KICKS BUT I LOVE THE ORANGE HELMETS OF THE CINCINNATI BENGALS SHE SAID I’M HERE TO FREE YOU OR TO DRIVE YOU INTO SLAVERY AND YOU’LL BE JUDGED BY YOUR KINDNESS NOT YOUR BRAVERY I LOOKED OUT OF MY WINDOW AND THE SUN HAD TURNED TO STONE AND I DIDN’T WANT TO LEAVE MY ROOM ALL DAY I TAUGHT MY TONGUE TO SPEAK THE TRUTH FROM BOTH SIDES OF MY MOUTH NOW IT SEEMS THAT TRUTH HAS SLOWLY SLIPPED AWAY I SAID I’M ONLY HUMAN SO PLEASE PARDON MY BEHAVIOR BUT I DON’T HAVE THE GENETICS OF A SAVIOR I DON’T WANT TO BE THE ONE TO TELL YOU ALL ABOUT HOW YOU’RE GOING TO HELL YOU CAN’T IMAGINE MY DISMAY I’M INCOMMUNICADO PILGRIMS LAND ON ROCKY SHORES AND TURN THE NATIVES INTO WHORES AND WATCH THE WHITE FACED JAPANESE WOMEN DANCING THE MIKADO SHE SAID I’M HERE TO FREE YOU OR TO DRIVE YOU INTO SLAVERY AND YOU’LL BE JUDGED BY YOUR KINDNESS NOT YOUR BRAVERY I SAID I’M ONLY HUMAN SO PLEASE PARDON MY BEHAVIOR BUT I DON’T HAVE THE GENETICS OF A SAVIOR

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