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On Top the Cage > Any Time Now

i look out below me, the cloud's on top the blue
i said the kids thinking about nothing
there's absolutely nothing to do
the door ain't wide, it's just open, well open to the sky
i said on top this cage, keep hoping
on top the cage, just try
on top the cage

well help out your brother to the light
at peace is a helping hand
and with help from a mother i shine so bright
and i'm gonna march to my father's land
i said, we take spot and we take it up top
and that key gonna fit in the lock
would ya'll you come with me on this lifting walk
and you know you can never go back
because on top the cage is the harmony
that bars and chains will never chime
wherever i go it's not far for me
i better befriend old man time
on top my cage
i'm never coming down

they might feed you all these things in your ear
ah, trust me it's easy for you to stop and hear
you might listen to that babble a little bit at a little time
they try to seperate us each and every single time

they try to feed you all these races
they try to feed you all these sexes
and these creeds don't mean a thing
because we all are one under that great sun
you must understand my hand is the same as the next
and your neighbor right next to you, he feels the same in his chest

in your heart we are one
in your mind we are one
in your soul we are one
so don't believe anything that they tell you

on top my cage you can be there, we're all the same
i'm sick and tired of hearing everybody tell me
that my name makes me different
that my skin makes me different
well i feel we're all the same
well on top my cage
on top the cage
and i'm never coming down