Space Pigeons

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1. Somewhere in the depths of space a friendly world

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spins round a cobalt star, and beings with pointy ears

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know everything that we donít know about ourselves:

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how things begin and end, and about what life means.

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Chorus: Send me a starship, God; Send me a starship, God;

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††††††††††††† Send me a starship, God; Iím searching for my soul.

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2. Somewhere past the reaches of the newest frontier

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live beings of different hues, like us but not the same.

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Maybe they can teach us how to get along,

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how to use all our brains and to know how to die.



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Bridge: When you reach the implacable void at the heart of the black hole,

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it implodes on itself and itís there that your journey begins.

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If you steer past the demons and through the bewildering light-storm,

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then it tunnels back selfward and thatís when youíre gonna need friends.

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3. Thereís a real delicious pellet that appears

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if you just peck this key often and hard enough.

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Maybe if we peck at the right frequency,

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and find the just-right touch, theyíll let us fly away.