I Can't Go Home Again

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lyrics

Long have I wandered from the place I once called home
Hoping to change the world but the world changed me
They say the slippery slope is a danger to the soul
But giving up the slope can really make you whole

I spent years on years trying to stay upon the side
Fearing that if I slipped, I’d be like those who reside
Down in the valley where they’ve given up the ghost
Now those strangers have become my gracious hosts

I can’t go home again
I can’t go home again

Faith was an exercise in sticking to the script
Love was another word for shunning those who slipped
Hope was a distant home for those who played the game
Hell was a wall we built between the in and the inane

I can’t go back to who I was, I can’t go home to where I’m from
But I’ll show you that crumbing house
Where my faith was fed,
Where my hope was stirred,
Where you called my name

credits

from Emmaus, released February 19, 2016
Words & Music by Kyle Turver
Drums: Max Wood
Bass: Mark Hunter
Acoustic Guitar: Kyle Turver
Electric Guitar: Gregg Belisle-Chi
Piano/Wurlitzer: Zac Calvo
Organ: Jesse Erickson
Lead Vocals: Kyle Turver
Vocals: Kristine Zellman, Chelsea Belisle-Chi, Zac Calvo

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