peacocks lyrics – mountain goats

i hear them squeal
i see them preen
fans all spread out
neat and clean

grab hold of the morning
head out to the porch
feel the wind stopping
feel the sun scorch
i fear for my safety
you can see it in my eyes
in an hour or two
we will rise

then a sharp breeze kicks up
i hug myself hard
how come there’s peac*cks in the front yard?

sun’s all pr*ckly
on my neck
when the helicopter p*sses
we both hit the deck
hands grasping and groping
seizing opportunity
right where it lies
the sky will fall
we will rise

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/ mountain goats lyrics