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Pearls B4 the Swine

This song is by Prince and appears on the live album One Nite Alone (2002).

If I leave my front door open
Would you come and visit me?
Just 2 slander my name hopin'
That I would pack my bags and leave...
If I did would you remember
2 feed the dove and clean the cage?
And never count in front of the children
Lest they die of old age

I don't really know y we have 2 go r separate ways
Whether or not we grow after the seeds r shown
Only time can say...

Can I offer you baklava?
Or a bagel with cream cheese?
Will we say grace 2 r father
Holding hands down on r knees?
R we better off just fighting?
U on ur side, me on mine
R the words that I keep writing...
Only pearls b4 the swine?
What makes men claim that u're a friend
When u're not at all?
They knock you down and then
They lift you up again, just 2 c u fall...
But like a bird I'll keep on singing...
A song that never leaves ur mind
If nothing else u've taught me one thing...
"Never cast ur pearls b4 the swine"

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Prince

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