Tell a lie to save a life,

Your own or one that's grown.

Tell a lie to save a life,

Or be hung in the morning sun.

~*~*~*~

John, where do we go from here?

Save a life or save your name,

Say your grace and say goodbye.

This necklace of rope brings shame.

~*~*~*~

The body count is high,

And you're just an addition.

Today your soul will fly,

With your body's submission.

~*~*~*~

A lovely woman on each side,

Fated with the same tie.

Too sturdy to swallow your pride,

And so this is goodb—