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chords (always pick) B2 e|——7—9———| B|——7—7———| G|——8—8———| alternate and put finger D|——9—9———| sometimes on e string fret 9 A|————————| E|————————| G#2 e|———0———| B|———0———| G|———8———| D|———6———| A|———————| E|———————|
B2
By shadowing
  
all the 
G♯2
darkened fields
  
of for
F♯
gotten words
  
and 
G♯
civilian 
F♯
lives
  
Through 
B
violence
  
through the 
G♯
changing guards
  
through the 
F♯
grinding away
  
and the furious 
G♯
march
F♯
ing
  
By 
B
gathering
  
the 
E
holy 
F♯
light
  
and 
B
weathering
  
E
cast away 
F♯
life
  
and the 
C♯m
rising fear…
B2
  
The 
B
hollowness
  
of the 
G♯
flags and gods
  
that are 
F♯
raised in the air
  
in the wake of their 
G♯
ra
F♯
ging…
  
Your 
B
skinny arms
  
hold a 
G♯
lantern up
  
on the 
F♯
brightest array
  
of the stars in 
G♯
their 
F♯
moorings
  
and 
B
summoning
  
the 
E
holy 
F♯
light
  
on their 
B
citadels
  
the 
E
blackening 
F♯
sky
  
The 
C♯m
collapsing sun
  
the burning 
F♯
wall
  
that approaches 
G♯
our eyes…
F♯
G♯ F#
  
you 
B
live again
  
in the 
E
shuddering 
F♯
light
  
of these 
B
images
  
this 
E
valedic
F♯
tion:
  
you are 
G♯
running from a rising tide
F♯
  
you are 
B
castaways
WITH CAPO
  
By 
A
shadowing
  
all the 
F♯m
darkened fields of for
E
gotten words
  
and ci
F♯m
vilian 
E
lives
  
through 
A
violence
  
through the 
F♯m
changing guards, through the 
E
grinding away
  
and the furious 
F♯m
mar-
E
ching
  
by 
A
gathering the ho
D
ly lig
E
ht
  
and 
A
weathering a cast aw
D
ay 
E
life
  
and the 
Bm
rising fear—
The hollowness
of the flags and gods, that are raised in the air
in the wake of their raging-
Your skinny arms
hold a lantern up on the brightest array
of the stars in their moorings
  
and 
A
summoning the 
D
holy lig
E
ht
  
on their 
A
citadels the blacke
D
ning 
E
sky
  
the col
Bm
lapsing sun, the burning 
E
wall
  
that approaches our 
F♯m
eyes
E
-
you live again in the shuddering light
of these images this valediction:
you are running from a rising tide
you are castaways
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