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lyrics

I CAN'T GO HOME

i can’t go home
my place has worn away
something’s gone
i sleep alone
i walk the streets unguarded
something’s wrong

well times may be hard
but friends can be harder
food may be scarce
but nothing’s worse than heartache
i don’t want to complain
i just want something to move me on

the city lights
they don’t look pretty now
where are the stars
why do I work in this factory
i never see the sky i can’t even breathe now
for all the cars

well times may be hard
but i can be harder
this living is a lie
and my heart can tell you why
i got to be leaving
if i’m not learning i’m gone

i can’t go home
my place has worn away
something’s gone

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from The Lost Tapes: 1982​-​1992, released January 1, 2011

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Kristina Stykos Chelsea, Vermont

Kristina is a music producer, recording engineer, songwriter, performer and landscape gardener based in Vermont. Her recording studio, Pepperbox Studio, is solar, wind and generator powered. She has engineered & produced over 20 albums for herself and clients. Her songwriting and composing have been supported by the Ucross Foundation and Brush Creek Artist Residency in Wyoming. ... more

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