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Onsind - Frankland Prison Blues chords

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When I see a prison, I see a vested interest in recidivism; 
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the righteous and pure on a moral mission, an awful draconian place
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Will nobody listen? Can we please move beyond this simplistic vision? 
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Of ‘intrinsically bad natured citizens’ and the myth that it’s keeping us safe.


When I see a prison I see an inconsistency,
I see differential treatment, I see widespread inequality 
I see a failing system that is grinning in defeat, 
I see a cycle that nobody’s trying to break, a pattern that’s built to repeat,

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They say “when you open up a school, you close a prison door”
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Well we keep underfunding education and locking up the poor
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And I’m not sure where this is heading, But I know it isn’t great, 
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we turned our heads away and they built a prison state.
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a prison state


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“Take me, take me anywhere, I never really cared about this freedom, 
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It was never meant for me 
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Lead me, lead me to my cell, I deserve to be in hell, there’s your solution, 
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you should lock me up and throw away the key, Eternally. Imprison me.”


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