Finish Line - Lou Reed

    Wind blows snow outside my windows
    Crowd below runs wild in the streets
    Two rented brothers race down two separate alleys
    Heading for the finish line

    Down in the train yard out by the stockyard
    Butchers with aprons hack meat in the snow
    Blood has the brothers pulsing with envy
    Heading for the finish line

    Two rented brothers. Their faces keep changing
    Just like these feelings I have for you
    And nothing's forever not even five minutes
    When you're headed for the finish line

    Down in the depot out by the meat rack
    Down by the tunnels surrounding the jail
    Prisoners are marching in squares and in circles
    They're heading for the finish line

    They're lining up for Noah's Ark
    They're stabbing each other in the dark
    Saluting a flag made of some rich guy's socks
    Heading for the finish line

    Close to the line the ice is cracking
    Two rented feelings sitting in the stands
    Two mothers, two fathers and both of them are paid for
    All of a sudden it comes back to me

    Just up ahead is the finish line
    Two rented referees and two checkered rags
    Out of the corner of my eye comes a
    Dark horse with black wings
    Headed for the finish line

    I'm five years old the room is fuzzy
    I think there's also a very young girl
    It's hard to remember what happened exactly
    As I'm staring at the finish line
    First came fire then came light
    Then came feeling then cane sight

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