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Makinarya by the Bridge
(Anthem of the jaded yuppie)


Bangon
Tanghali nang gumising
Bihis
Saka ka na kumain
Takbo
Huli na sa trabaho
Sabit na lang
Barado na ang kalsada
Sabit na lang

Pasok
Gusot na uniporme
Kilos
Nakadikit na ang ngiti
Timpi
Nagmumura ang amo
Ang bagal mo raw
Magtulak ng papel
Ang bagal mo raw

Nagpakain ka sa makina
Umasenso ka na ba
Lalo lang lumiliit
Ang isip mo
Sabay sa pagtaas ng sweldo
Tiis na lang at gaganda ang pwesto

Pila
Handa ng pamasahe
Dungaw
Lumulubog na ang araw
Tulala
Walang laman
Ang hapong mata
Tulog na lang
Ang hinaharap na ligaya
Tulog na lang

Nagpakain ka sa makina
Umasenso ka na ba
Lalo lang sumisikip
Ang kurbata mo
Sabay sa pagtaas ng sweldo
Tiis na lang at gaganda ang pwesto

New philosophy in life...
---- BUDDHA says: in the end, only three things matter -
how much you loved, how gently you lived and how gracefully
you let go of things not meant for you

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