G Am They flutter behind you your possible pasts, C D G Some brighteyed and crazy, some frightened and lost. G Am A warning to anyone still in command C D G Of their possible future, to take care. G Am In derelict sidings the poppies entwine C D G With cattle trucks lying in wait for the next time. Em Do you remember me, how we used to be, D Do you think we shoud be closer? G Am She stood in the doorway, the ghost of a smile C D G Haunting her face like a cheap hotel sign. G Am Her cold eyes imploring the men in their macs C D G For the gold in their bags or the knives in their backs. G Am Stepping up boldly one put out his hand. C D G He said, "I was just a child then, now I'm only a man." Em Do you remember me, how we used to be, D Do you think we should be closer? Em C Em C Em D C D Cmaj9 G Am By the cold and religious we were taken in hand C D G Shown how to feel good and told to feel bad. G Am Strung out behind us the banners and flags C D G Of our possible pasts lie in tatters and rags. Em Do you remember me, how we used to be, D Do you think we should be closer?