No Man Can Find the War

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Tim Buckley

Timothy Charles Buckley III (February 14, 1947 – June 29, 1975) was an American singer and musician. His music and style changed considerably through the years; his first album (1966) was mostly folk oriented, but over time his music incorporated jazz, psychedelia, funk, soul, avant-garde and an … more »

Photographs of guns and flame 
 Scarlet skull and distant game
 Bayonet and jungle grin
 Nightmares dreamed by bleeding men
 Lookouts tremble on the shore 
But no man can find the war 

Tape recorders echo scream 
 Orders fly like bullet stream
 Drums and cannons laugh aloud  Whistles come from ashen shroud
 Leaders damn the world and roar
But no man can find the war 

Is the war across the sea?
Is the war behind the sky?
Have you each and all gone blind:
Is the war inside your mind? 

 Humans weep at human death
All the talkers lose their breath
 Movies paint a chaos tale
 Singers see and poets wail
All the world kows the score 
But no man can find the war

Written by: LARRY BECKETT, TIM BUCKLEY

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