On the day the wal C(dim)
l came down, th Cm
ey threw the lock C(dim)
s on to the ground
And with glasses high we raised a cry for f G(sus4)
reedom had arrived
And on the day the wall came down
The ship of fools had finally run aground.
Promises lit up the night like paper doves in flight.
I dream F
ed you had G/F
left my s F
ide. No warmth not even p G/F
ride r F
And even F
though you n G/F
eeded me F
, it was clear that I coul G/F
Now life devalues day by day
As friends and neighbours turn away.
And there's a change that even with regret can not be undone.
Now frontiers shift like desert sands,
as nations wash their bloodied hands
Of loyalty, of history, in shades of grey.
I woke to the sound of drums.
The music played, the morning sun streamed in.
I turned and I looked at you,
and all but the bitter residue slipped away,