Desoto Jones - Nonfiction

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From the album "Aurora" (www.deepelm.com/470)

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long ago i used to feel safe beneath this imaginary shield, big and bright. i stood up straight with confidence that nothing bad could ever come inside. the veil is off and now i see the swollen face and crooked teeth of a world less divine. back and forth like civil war, i battle tears when thoughts of you cross through my mind. this is nonfiction, it's as real as it gets. oh we'll have to learn to understand we are not invincible and our salvation won't be coming this way again. it's just our luck. tidal waves came crashing through with no permission, drowning out the chance of a smile. and i don't know who i'm praying to but i'm desperate for a miracle, i'd give all that i have. this is nonfiction, it's as real as it gets. oh we'll have to learn to understand we are not invincible and our salvation won't be coming this way again. and i must admit i'm a nervous wreck. the more i wonder the worse it gets and it's always dragging me down. this is nonfiction, it's as real as it gets. it's forcing my heart to the floor. i can't seem to dream anymore. it's forcing my eyes to the floor. my world has stopped and i don't feel it will ever turn again. this is nonfiction, it's as real as it gets. oh we'll have to learn to understand we are not invincible and our salvation won't be coming this way again. and i must admit i'm a nervous wreck. the more i wonder the worse it gets and it's always dragging me down. this is nonfiction, it's as real as it gets. it's just our luck

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from Sampler 8: Bonfire Of Trust, released November 18, 2008

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