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Time Bomb In My Mind

©1990 Sarge Lintecum

People think we're crazy,
'Cause we made it back alive.
Well that really wasn't my fault,
The whole damn time I thought I'd die.

We'd be walkin' through the jungle
Always lookin' side to side.
We'd be lookin' hard for Charlie,
Prayin' like hell he'd run and hide.

Charlie had a secret weapon.
It's a time bomb in my mind.
I don't know how they could do it,
They drafted children down to nine . . .

So people think we're crazy,
Just 'cause we made it back alive.
You know that wasn't my fault,
The whole damn time, I thought I'd die.

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