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By Any Other Name

A Rose
By any other name
Is just as sweet
Coal
By any other name
Is just as black

But we’ll not carry roses
And we’ll not carry coal
We’ll pick words from thorny bushes
We’ll burn names to fight the cold

War
By any other name
Is just as grim
Rain
By any other name
Is just as wet

We’ll not cry for war
And we’ll not cry for rain
We’ll let euphemisms kill us
After we beat around the bush

God
By any other name
Is just as…

Copyright 2016. Words and music by F.N. de Boer

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