Like An Inca
Neil Young
Said the condor
To the preying mantis
"We're gonna lose this place
Just like we lost Atlantis
Brother we got to go
Sooner than you know
The Gypsy told my fortune
She said that nothin' showed.

Who put the bomb
On the sacred altar?
Why should we die
If it comes our way?
Why should we care
About a little button
Being pushed by someone
We don't even know?

Well I wish I was an Aztec,
Or a runner in Peru
I would build such beautiful buildings
To house the chosen few
Like an Inca from Peru

If you want to get high
Build a strong foundation
Sink those pylons deep
And reach for the sky
If you want to get lost
In the jungle rhythm
Get down on the ground
And pretend you're swimmin'
In the lava river
First you must climb
Then you must stand and shiver
Brother we got to go
Sooner than you know
The Gypsy told my fortune
She said that nothing showed

I feel sad
But I feel happy
As I'm coming back to home
There's a bridge across the river
That I have to cross alone
Like skipping rolling stone
Like an Inca".

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