blood done been running down streets flood with beats
pepper spray over cracked concreteso vicious make a rich mans neck splitunderworld bout to wreck shit bet thisbanks closed stomachs churninglines and rows cops blastin out church windowsthey heard word of two on a terror listhid in the pews just two city terrace kidsone held a piece just for peace of mindthe other was spittin poems blowin mindson the picket linebarricades lay cross made with bumpers and burning tiresand you could smell the exhaust and you could hear the kids screaming don'tplay us, too closeyou can have the mic or the heater but you can't hold both
and they were both...and they were both...
ocean of tears rise, rise a flame to tear them downocean of past crimes now fill our hearts to tear them down
the water main's cut off panic hit the manor of themayor who's softword hit the streets that the cops got offthey shook to rhythm of heaters that burnedlike claps of thunder you turn to look at vengeance returned that shatter controlafter the whole shock of the news that a bomb hit thebridge at broadwaygridlock full stop every exit way from Chavez to maindowntown was the sameevery corner a flame with lines of people stripped of they clothesfreeze hold up your ID's their houses burned as they watchedthe colonel looked at his clock
and they were all...and they were all...
oceans of tears rise, rise a flame to tear them downocean of past crimes now fill our hearts to tear them down