Album: Lonely Road (2009)
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  • Its January 1970, do you remember me
    You put me on a boat across the sea, in the name of victory
    But much to my surprised when I arrived, there was no welcoming committee
    Instead there was a man for me to kill, and now I see how this is all too real

    Then I saw him standing with a bayonet
    And as I ran towards him he hardly broke a sweat
    When I took his life he fell to his knees
    And as his eyes began to fade he whispered softly

    Godspeed this letter, away from here
    I've sealed it with my tears, and stamped it with my fists
    And godspeed this letter, away from you
    My work down here is through
    I'm on my way to better days
    And so are you

    I'm in his pocket that I saw the picture of his children and his family
    And I began to realize this person I despised, in actuality
    Was not much different from myself
    We probably could have taught each other many things
    And now I know its much too late although I couldn't hesitate
    I checked his gun, and his chamber was empty

    Then I saw him standing with a bayonet
    And as I ran towards him he hardly broke a sweat
    When I took his life he fell to his knees
    And as his eyes began to fade he whispered softly

    Godspeed this letter, away from here
    I've sealed it with my tears, and stamped it with my fists
    And godspeed this letter, away from you
    My work down here is through
    I'm on my way to better days
    And so are you

    We know not what we've done
    And
    We know not what we've done

    Godspeed this letter, away from here
    I've sealed it with my tears, and stamped it with my fists
    And godspeed this letter, away from you
    My work down here is through
    I'm on my way to better days
    And so are you Writer/s: RONNIE WINTER
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Hannah from Gustavus, OhI cannot believe this song has so few comments. I almost cried when I heard this.
  • Katie from Berlin, Njone of the best songs on the CD
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