Snake Of Many Names


They marched with torches, carried flames

Slithering from far under many names

Beneath cursed banners this scourge from hell

Thought their numbers would serve them well


They chant for soil, they chant for sin

They chant against those who who don't look like them

For Robert E. Lee they curled around

United they moved to take the town


They brought their shields, they came with spray

But those evil few were pushed away

Citizens stood between home and they

Crooked worm would lose the day


But they held no mercy, ran my sister down

Beat my brother into the ground

They struck for blood, streaks on their face

But the sins they wrought won't wash away


They can go back home, forget it all

But their pictures still disgrace the walls

For children now can witness shame

That comes from the snake born of many names


Charlottesville stands quiet now

Our country holds its righteous vow

But three bodies lie still with many more maimed

As the serpent drags itself away


They marched with torches, carried flames

Slithering from far under many names

Beneath cursed banners this scourge from hell

Thought their numbers would serve them well

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