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			THE AMERICAN IN ME -   Michael McDermott- Michael-McDermott.com
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	STEEPLES OF WHITE, WINDS OF CHANGE AND FEAR
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	FLAGS ON FIRE, SOMETHING LOOMING NEAR
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	FROM SHORE TO SHORE....FROM SEA TO SHINING SEA
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	I AM THIS LAND...MAYBE THIS LAND IS ME
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	FAMILIARITY BREEDS CONTEMPT
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	MY INNOCENCE...WONDERING WHERE IT WENT
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	YOU MUST DEFEND, WHAT YOU THINK IS YOURS
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‘	SOMETIMES I FIGHT...LITTLE DIRTY WARS
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	ITS THE AMERICAN IN ME
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	FOXHOLE PRAYERS, CRUCIFIXTIONS BURN
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	YOU CAN ENDURE, THAT DON’T MEAN YOU LEARN
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	I’M NOT EVEN SURE, WHAT IS BEING DONE
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	SOMETIMES I WONDER, WHAT WILL BECOME

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	OF THE AMERICAN IN ME
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	SOMETIMES I LOOK, I DON’T WANNA SEE
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	ITS THE AMERICAN IN ME

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	OLD MEN IN DINING CARS OF ALL NIGHT TRAINS

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	LOOKING OUT THE WINDOW AT THE SMALL TOWN NAMES
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	THEY DREAM OF DAYS GONE BY WITH EYES SOAKED
	IN REVERIE
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	AND SINGING , “ MY COUNTRY TIS’ OF THEE”

	SOMETIMES I’M RIGHT, SOMETIMES I’M WRONG
	SOMETIMES I GO, WHERE I DON’T BELONG
	WHAT'S LIBERTY, THE HISTORY BOOKS ARE STAINED
	SOMETIMES I’M PROUD, SOMETIMES I’M SO ASHAMED

	OF THE AMERICAN IN ME
	DON’T MISTAKE DISSENT FOR DISLOYALTY
	ITS THE AMERICAN IN ME
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