“Beirut” – Yasmine Hamdan


Arak drinkin’Card playin’
Race Horse cheerin’
Pigeon huntin’
The essence of Beirut
Seduction crowd
Cruisin’ around
Foolin’ about
Tis’ all there is on the minds
Of the citizens of Beirut
Beirut A flower off its terrainBeirut
Oh her beauty, her good old daysBeirut
That dire end, all a waste
All unemployed
Hopeless, ruined and Rusted
Jinxed and accursed
Those dealers of Beirut
Oh the strutting
That fancy livin’
Excess of splurging
Exploded vanity
Smothering Beirut


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