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Kathi Long / Darden Smith / Gary Nicholson

I ain’t listened to a song in a long, long time
I couldn’t let the world inside of my mind
I feel so tired from carrying a heavy load
I open my eyes and just see a long, long road

I wish I could go home the way I came
Be the girl I was before my whole world changed
I wish my tears could wash away the pain
And I could just go home the way I came

All the hurt, the tears it’s hard to cope
I’m tired of waking up with no hope
The ones I love should not have to live
Knowing that I’ve got little left to give

I’d love to have some love
I’d love to have some peace
I’d love to come in from the cold
I just want to be
The girl I used to be
I don’t want to cry anymore
I don’t want to cry anymore

© 2013 Darden Smith Music
© 2013 Sony/ATV Cross Keys Publishing/Gary Nicholson Music (ASCAP)
© 2013 SongwritingWith:Soldiers Music (ASCAP)


from SW​:​S Retreat - April 26​-​28, 2013, released June 21, 2013


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