Put The World To Rights

We have a say I say we fight
We mattered then why never now
We have a say I saw her flight
We see this fear why live this way

We have a say I say we talk
We matter enough to use a voice
We have a say I saw the sight
We know to be the pay of war

We have a say I say we leave
We mattered then but never now
We have a say I saw her plight
We know only the way of fear

We have a say I say we stay
We mattered always why no more
We have a say I saw the fright
We conquered open up the door

We have a say I say be quiet
We mattered once but now nothing
We have no say I saw the light
We seek and it is red and dim

We have no say so just keep down
We can work without a frown
We can still talk about the past
We can keep down and through this last

You have no say so just work on
You have no rights or influence
You are our slaves to do our work
You are but workers talk no more

Originally written for the people working in the mines in the mirror DS9 universe, equally applicable to the Phonons in the Time Horizon universe...
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