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Levon wears his war wound like a crown. He calls his child Jesus
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cause he likes the name and he sends him
to the finest school in town.
Levon, Levon likes his money. He makes a lot they say
Spends his days counting in a garage by the motorway.
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He was born a pauper to a pawn on a Christmas day
when the New York Times
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said God is dead and war's begun. Alvin Tostig has a son today.
And he shall be
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Levon and he shall be a good man. And he shall be Levon.
in tradition with the
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family plan and he shall be Levon. And he shall be a good man.
He shall be
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Levon sells cartoon ballons in town.
His fam'ly bus'ness thrives.
Jesus blows up balloons all day.
Sits on the porch swing watching them fly.
And Jesus, he wants to go to Venus.
Leave Levon far behind. Take a balloon
and go sailing, while Levon, Levon slowly dies...