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The Empathy Song


by Peter Byrne





(Swans - July 14, 2014)  

Em-PA-thy, em-PA-thy

Heart-warming empathy

When the ceiling falls

Em-PA-thy, em-PA-thy

Serve up the empathy

Em-PA-thy, em-PA-thy

Sing for the deaf

Give with the empathy

Em-PA-thy, em-PA-thy

Smile for the blind

Em-PA-thy, em-PA-thy

Run with the lame

Pile on the empathy

Em-PA-thy, em-PA-thy

Lie with the dead

When the ceiling falls

Empathy warms its own heart


(Keep repeating the refrain 'em-PA-thy, em-PA-thy' till your last breath.)


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