Shadows Across the Desert

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lyrics

They walk as shadows,
their souls turned to dust,
traveling as ghosts

They walked as shadows across the desert
skirting walls meant as cages
fearing humans dressed as coyotes
looking to work for plenty in the land of scarcity

They walked as shadows
their souls turned to dust beneath America's greed
bodies wasted for a tourist's dime
Suffering, hidden in plain sight
they worked to support family
Sending their life in the form of currency
to countries decimated by free trade
all so our coffee can be cheap.

They walked as shadows,
Traveling as ghosts
Do you see them when you consume?
People strong and proud
forced into poverty for cheap plastic toys.

When you choose not to care
Our dreams and words fall as dust upon the ground.

They walked as shadows across the desert
Skirting walls meant as cages
to bring you a life of consumer joy.

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from First EP, released April 18, 2014

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