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Going Home
likepilate

The Electric City beckons
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With its endless promise
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Stretched out over miles
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Of broken dreams
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And boarded windows
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Such handsomely filled shoes used to walk these streets
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Where the ends once met
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So cleanly
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Until one day they all became
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One way streets out of town
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But there's still something there
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Concealed beneath the bickering
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And the worse than that
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And the overwhelming pride
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From those who knew and made
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What it once was
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Still, inexplicably, the electric beckons
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Us knowing
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"It came from Schenectady"
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The fantasy still lives on as Ilium
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Providing the basis for insanity
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That would follow some to Munich
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Or Connecticut
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Or the foundation of
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listening
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uncovering
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following
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Me
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Home
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02/23/07

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