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In a river the colour of lead
Immerse a baby's head
Wrap her up in the News Of The World
Dump her on a doorstep, girl
This night has opened my eyes
And I will never sleep again

You kicked and cried like a bullied child
A grown man of...

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    RaeOfMagick
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    Jan 11th, 1:33pm report


    A metaphor for child neglect and abuse, perhaps the child passed away and that's why "she could've been a poet".



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    anonymous
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    Jun 3rd, 2014 6:48am report


    It is either abortion
    Or Jesus Christ...
    Knowing Morrissey, it's one of those.




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