All we are is dust in the wind

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  • owlman5

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    "Are" fits "we". "Is" fits "dust in the wind." Kansas combined the two phrases in a memorable line that I heard often on the radio in the late 70s.

    They could have written "We are dust in the wind", but that line wouldn't fit the meter of the song nearly as well as their version did.
     
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