Wolf and the Owl
Poetry, Lyrics, Translations
and Musings by Alex Etchart

CUT CUT CUT

By on Wednesday 23rd November, 2011

You tell me when’s the last time we cut out of recession?
How do you treat a failing heart by doing a dissection?
The thoughts in our heads will dry up don’t you know,
If you kill imagination by cutting the blood flow,

Thousands of us marched just to get our voices heard
But you beat us and kettle us to tame us like a heard,
And why you so surprised when we yell “off with their heads!”?
Unless you’d have the monarchy pay for us instead,

This thing you call democracy is rotten to the core
If the people who uphold it are all capitalist whores,
The public you oppress will relentless rise again
For the whole wide community will always rise up when
You…

CUT CUT CUT
takin’ our jobs is not enough, so we
BLEED BLEED BLEED
cuz big society’s what we need, we must
STOP STOP STOP
the weapons factories that we got, we will
FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT
we won’t give up our rights!

So here’s to those who marched and to those who defied,
To those who thought another world was possible and tried,
They think it’s all over, it’s just the calm before the storm,
For we will regroup, renew and reform
against the…

CUTS CUTS CUTS
from the multinationalist sluts, make us
BLEED BLEED BLEED
but we’ll plant new seeds, let us
STOP STOP STOP
the oppression by the cuts, we will
FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT
for to build a new life.

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