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Final Straw  R.E.M

[Dm]As I raise my head to broa[C]dcast my objecti[Dm]on
As your latest triumph dra[C]ws the final straw[Dm]
Who died and lifted y[C]ou up to per[Dm]fection?
And what silenced me is[C] written into law[Dm].

[C]I can't believe where circumstance has th[Dm]rown me
And I [C]turn my head aw[Dm]ay
If I l[C]ook I'm not sure that I could [Dm]face you.
Not ag[Am]ain. not to[C]day. not tod[Dm]ay.

[Dm]If hatred makes a pla[C]y on me tomorr[Dm]ow
And forgiveness takes a back s[C]eat to revenge [Dm]
There's a hurt down deep that h[C]as not been corr[Dm]ected.
There's a voice in me that says y[C]ou will not win.[Dm]
And[C] if I ignore the vo[Dm]ice inside,
Ra[C]ise a half glass to my h[Dm]ome.
B[C]ut it's there that I a[Dm]m most afraid,
And forgetti[Am]ng doesn't ho[C]ld. it doesn't h[Dm]old.
[F]Now I don't believe and I never did
That t[Dm]wo wrongs make a right.
If the wo[F]rld were filled with the likes of you
Then I'm [Dm]putting up a fight. I'm putting up a f[F]ight.
Putting up a f[Dm]ight. make it rig[Am]ht. make it ri[C]ght.          [Dm]
Now lo[Dm]ve cannot be c[C]alled into question[Dm].
Forgiveness is the o[C]nly hope I hold. [Dm]
And love- love will [C]be my strongest weapo[Dm]n.
I do believe that I a[C]m not alone[Dm].
For this f[C]ear will not destroy [Dm]me.
And the te[C]ars that have been s[Dm]hed
It's kn[C]owing now where I a[Dm]m weakest
And the v[Am]oice in my h[C]ead. in my he[Dm]ad.
Then I r[C]aise my voice up hi[Dm]gher
And I lo[C]ok you in the ey[Dm]e
And I o[C]ffer love with one co[Dm]ndition.
With co[Am]nviction, tell me wh[C]y.
Tell me w[Dm]hy.
Tell me w[Am]hy.
Look me in the [C]eye.
Tell me wh[Dm]y.

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