Old Home Town
I think Iíll take me back today and see my Old Home Town
I donít expect to find her still a bride in wedding gown.
But only that she still recalls the one who loved her so
And leads me down the old familiar streets we used to know.
But thereís a strangeness in the air today.
Have I come home or have I lost my way?
This just canít be the Old Home Town I gave my dreams to hold.
Thereís too much make-up on her face, her eyes are much too cold.
And so I turn myself around and slowly walk away.
And somehow deep inside I know I wonít be back this way.
So I must close the pages now on this old reverie.
Not only have I lost a love, Iíve lost the memory.
With heavy heart, I step on board this train
Back to that new home town from which I came.
Then just as we rolled out of town, a breeze from who knows where
Blew down to brush my tears away, as she would were she only there.
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