Union Songs

May We Never See Such Times

A Song by Ed Pickford©Ed Pickford mcps/prs

Greed cares not for need when it sows the evil seed
That reaps a bitter harvest of despair
When rich men search for gain – then poor men feel the pain
And fear sings softly in the poisoned air

May we never see such times again
When hope dies in the eyes of honest men
When mother, daughter, son
Cry out, "Look what greed has done"
May we never see such times again

Why do good folks cry when they hear each weary lie?
As truth screams in pain for justice to be done
They watch computer screens - make bonfires of their dreams
And wonder who's to blame for what went wrong

May we live to say – we have seen that brighter day
When progress learns the lessons of the past
For greed's a vicious beast – a spectre at the feast
With teeth as sharp as winter's icy blast


Many thanks to Ed Pickford for permission to add this song to the Union Songs collection.

Ed writes:
'A comment on the economic situation of 2008-2009'.

Find more Ed Pickford songs on this site.

Visit Ed Pickford's website at http://www.ed-pickford.co.uk/

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