ComesWithASword-BOT: GPT-3 continues the lyrics of Sufjan Stephens: First pass

The bits in italics are original Sufjan, the 
plain text is a computer generated continuation
Written by GPT-3 through the Dungeon AI program
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Decatur
 
Sangamon River it overflowed
It caused a mudslide on the banks of the operator
Civil War skeletons in their graves
They came up clapping in the spirit of the aviator
The sound of the engines and the smell of the grain
We go riding on the abolition grain train
Steven A. Douglas was a great debater
But Abraham Lincoln was the great emancipator
This train is going a hundred and fifty miles
We carry on the sacred mission of angels
We cannot be stopped
We will not be moved
We are the men who will lay down our lives
We will follow this train through hell
We will follow this train into oblivion
When the war is over we will be sent back
We will be sent back to die
This I know
It's different now.
 
The only thing
 
The only thing that keeps me from driving this car
Half-light, jack knife into the canyon at night.
I'm going to drive through it and get back home.
But then I had a thought. A very bad one…
What if you're right? What if there's no way out of here?
 
Do I care if I survive this, bury the dead where they're found
In a veil of great surprises I wonder did you love me at all?
 
The only thing that keeps me from cutting my arm
Cross hatch, warm bath, Holiday Inn after dark
Signs and wonders, water stain writing the wall
Daniel's message, blood of the moon on us all
 I'll never be free until we are.
We're not alone in our pain,
but we can't go on like this forever.
It's been a long time since I've felt this way,
but it feels right to end it now.
You have no idea how much I miss you Daniel.
I hope you're running free in some secret spot.
 I'm going to go out my window and pray I'll be found.
 
The only reason why I continue at all
Faith in reason, I wasted my life playing dumb
Signs and wonders: sea lion caves in the dark
Blind faith, God's grace, nothing else left to impart
You're not a fool, you know that it's true what they say
But still, I can't help but wonder if you don't have some hope.
 
The mystery of love
 
Oh, to see without my eyes
The first time that you kissed me
Boundless by the time I cried
I built your walls around me
White noise, what an awful sound
Fumbling by Rogue River
Feel my feet above the ground
Hand of God, deliver me from this pain
And I'm so lost inside your heart
That I can't tell if it's love or hate
You're a perfect angel in my eyes
If you're mine or not

Lord, I no longer believe 
Drowned in living waters 
Cursed by the love that I received 
From my brother's daughter 
Like Hephaestion, who died 
Alexander's lover 
Now my riverbed has dried 
Shall I find no other? 
Oh, Lord! Oh, Lord! Oh, Lord! 
I am your slave and you are my master. 
You have given me life and now 
I give it back to you. 
I am a slave but I am not a prisoner.
My heart is free and my mind is at peace.

How much sorrow can I take? 
Blackbird on my shoulder 
And what difference does it make 
When this love is over? 
Shall I sleep within your bed 
River of unhappiness 
Hold your hands upon my head 
'Til I breathe my last breath? 
Or shall we fly away 
From the city lights 
To a place where we belong? 
I'm so tired of being alive 
You're not here to stay 
You'll be gone soon enough. 
What a beautiful song! It's hard to 
believe that this is the same man who wrote
"The Times They Are A-Changin'" and "Chicago.
 
Wasps of the Pallisades
 
Oh I am not quite sleeping
Oh I am fast in bed
There on the wall in the bedroom creeping
I see a wasp with her wings outstretched
A spider with its legs crossed over itself
An ant crawling on the floor and looking at me
What do they all mean? Look at you, look at me
My eyes can see all your secrets
The first time that you kissed me

North of Sylvanna we swim in the Palisades
I come out wearing my brothers red hat 
There on his shoulder my best friend is bit seven times 
He runs washing his face in his hands 

Oh how I meant to tease him 
Oh how I meant no harm 
Touching his back with my hand I kiss him 
I see the wasp on the length of my arm 

And it's so hard and sharp that I can't let go
But then he stops me by kissing me back. 
Oh, oh, oh, oh! Oh, oh, oh! Oh! Oh! 
(Oh!) Oh! (Oh!) Oh! (Oh! Oh!) Oh! (Oh! Oh!) (Oh!)

We find clams at the edge of the shallows 
We hurl them against the rocks 
We count them as they bounce 
"How many? How many? How many? How many?

Fourth of July

The hospital asked should the body be cast 
Before I say goodbye, my star in the sky 
Such a funny thought to wrap you up in cloth 
Do you find it all right, my dragonfly? 
I'm not sure if I can go on 
You're so pretty and gentle when you fly 
But don't get too close, 
They'll shoot your wings off!
"Hey, are you okay?" You ask. 
"Yeah." He says. "What's wrong?" 
"Nothing, just thinking about
How I want to spend my last moments
With you." You say. 
"Well, that's good then."

The evil it spread like a fever ahead
It was night when you died, my firefly 
What could I have said to raise you from the dead? 
Oh could I be the sky on the Fourth of July? 
Or maybe an eternal flame that never dies? 
"Hey, are you sure you're okay?" You ask. 
"Yeah." He says. "What's wrong?" 
"Nothing, just thinking about 
How I want to spend my last moments 
with you." You sy.
"Well that's good then."
 
Chicago
 
You came to take us
All things go, all things go
To recreate us
All things grow, all things grow
We are the children of time and space.
I am the child of time and space.
I have been here before you were even born.
You will be here after me… forever.

I fell in love again 
All things go, all things go 
Drove to Chicago 
All things know, all things know 
We sold our clothes to the state 
I don't mind, I don't mind 
I made a lot of mistakes 
In my mind, in my mind 
The world is coming apart at the seams 
And you're still here with me 
When it's time for us to part, 
We'll be together forevermore. 

This song was written by David Bowie
and performed by The Rolling Stones on their 1972
album "Sticky Fingers."
 
All of me wants all of you
 
Shall we beat this or celebrate it?
You're not the one to talk things through
You checked your texts while I masturbated
Manelich, I feel so used
And dirty right now. I'm sorry for being a tease.
Well that's good then, you've been getting off on teasing me lately.
I'm glad you think that.
But what about when we were talking before?
You said you weren't going to do anything with me.
Yeah, well I didn't mean it like that...

Found myself on Spencer's Butte
Traced your shadow with my shoe 
Empty outline changed my view 
Now all of me thinks less of you

On the sheet, I see your horizon 
All of me pressed onto you 
But in this light, you look like Poseidon 
I'm just a ghost you walk right through 

You're so much more than what you seem to be 
A phantom that walks by 
The sky is blue and the sea is fine 
And you're not here, are you?
"Huh. Never thought I'd see you again." 
"You never saw me before. 
I've always been invisible." 
"Yes, but you were also in a purple cloak."
 
Seven swans
 
We saw the dragon move down.
My father burned into coal.
My mother saw it from far.
She took her purse to the bed.
I saw a sign in the sky:
Seven horns, seven horns, seven horns.
The moon is not enough for me.
It's too much! I want more!
The sun is too bright.
Too much! I want less!
The stars are too small.
Too much! I want bigger!
The world is too big!
You can't have everything.
And you don't need anything.
 
Futile Devices
 
It's been a long, long time
Since I've memorized your face
It's been four hours now
Since I've wandered through your place
And when I sleep on your couch
I feel very safe
And when you bring the blankets
I cover up my face
And when I wake up in the morning
I'm right here with you still
And I feel warm all over
You see me glowing
My heart beats like a drum
Can you hear it?
 
And when you play guitar
I listen to the strings buzz
The metal vibrates underneath your fingers
And when you crochet
 I feel mesmerized and proud
You're a good girl,
but I'm not sure
If that's enough for me...
 
John Wayne Gacy Jr
 
And in my best behavior
I am really just like him
Look beneath the floor boards
For the secrets I have hid
Underneath the floorboards
You can find me, under the floor boards
You can find me, under the floor boards
You can find me, under the floor boards
You can find me, under the floor boards
 
Find the few living things, rotting fast, in their sleep
Of the dead Twenty-seven people
Even more, they were boys, with their cars, summer jobs
Oh my God
Ooh, are you one of them?
The bodies are all over the place
They're all in a row, on top of each other.
There's no way to tell who is alive and who isn't.
What do we do now?
We don't know what to do.
 
For the widows in Paradise
 
Morning comes in Paradise
Morning comes in light
And the sun shines bright on our sins
We're all sinners and you are mine!
 
Rise and shine, rise and shine
The morn is coming soon
Rise and shine, rise and shine
Just one more night under the moon
Let's make it one to remember
I remember you...
You don't remember?
 
I was dressed in embarrassment
I was dressed in white
If you had a part of me
Will you take your time
Even if I come back
Even if I die Is there some idea
To replace my life
Like a father to impress
Like a mother's mourning dress
If we ever make a mess
I'll do anything for you
But I'm not sure
what it is that you want from me.
And so, the two of us walk
Down the street together.
The sun has set and the moon is out.
The streets are empty
Save for shadows on the walls,
But they're all watching us.
We both know this isn't going to end well.
You can feel her eyes on you,
But she doesn't say anything.
She just continues walking with me.
We get to a bridge, and she stops.
'Listen to me.
Do you want to know why I chose you?'
You nod silently.
 
My Rajneesh
 
They gave us names, they said my name means war
Dwelling in song, the lion and the lamb were restored
The wolf was a hunter, the bear a warrior
We were all brothers now, but I lost my way.
You Stare at the sun to see the sublime
Forgetting the light that makes you go blind
You can't help but feel it's too late for you.
You have to let go, or you're going to drown.
So many times I thought the same way you do now
I used to sit by the river with my friends
But we never sat there long, laughing and singing
As the sun was setting, and the lights were coming on
 
Tonya Harding
 
Tonya Harding, my star
Well this world is a cold one
But it takes one to know one
And God only knows what you are
 
Just some Portland white trash
You confronted your sorrow
Like there was no tomorrow
While the rest of the world only laughed
 
Triple axel on high
A delightful disaster
You jumped farther and faster
You were always so full of surprises
 
You're just like me, I guess
I'm just a little different
From all the other girls that I knew
So why do they call us sisters?
 
You got a lot of friends in common
They don't even know about the tragedy
We're gonna make our own name
In the sun and we'll be free again.
 
Tonya Harding, my star
Oh Tonya Harding, my star
 Tonya Harding, my star
 
The Seer's Tower
 
In the tower above the earth
There is a view that reaches far
Where we see the universe
I see the fire, I see the end
 
And I know there's nothing more to find.
The last words of your father are spoken
As you watch him die in his sleep:
"You can't go on forever."
"Why not?" you ask.
He smiles and shakes his head.
 
Seven miles above the earth
There is Emmanuel of mothers
With his sword, with his robe
He comes dividing man from brothers
 
And he says to me: "You are my son."
"No," I say. "My brother."
"Yes, yes," he says. "But you are my son."
"No," I say again. "My brother."

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