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Jesse Hopkin / Jerryl Rita / Raul Villanueva / Darden Smith

When I was out to sea
Without my family
Sometimes I’d go a week
And never the sun
What day was it anyway
Tuesday or Wednesday
Clock on the wall don’t mean
Nothing at all to me
The rotors on the helo go round and round
The sound of the planes so goddamn loud
Don’t think, just do, it’s only later I find
I’m losing the track of time

Bloody boots kicking in doors
Another brother hits the floor
We gotta keep moving
No time to say goodbye to you
It was only when I got back home
It was midnight I was all alone
It all came back and I can’t deny
What’s true, I’m missing you
Put the pen on the paper and I fill up the page
Tears start coming cause I’m still in a rage
I don’t think I just do and I can’t deny the sign
I’ve lost the track of time

I thought when I came
Home it would be the same
But while I was gone
Everything changed
Babies get born, families get torn
And I wonder what I was fighting for
And I wonder if I’m gonna spend the rest of my life trying to find
The track of time


from SW​:​S Retreat - January 23, 2014, released May 16, 2014
Darden Smith Music / SongwritingWith:Soldiers Music (ASCAP)


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