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Almost Home
by Ronald W. Hull
Sunday, July 12, 2009
Rated "G" by the Author.
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A Song



I'm almost home,
no matter how far I roam,
I'm almost home… with you.

It's a long road I've traveled down,
and its end is near in sight.
I've soldiered on many a shore,
and never gave up the fight.

But freedom is a lonely cause.
And I never got it right.
So many times I took that road,
but, never saw the light.

(Refrain)

You were always on my mind,
when through my fears I wasted.
Years went by and I don't know why,
those bitter tears I tasted.

Watched them die and don't know why,
it wasn't me they wanted.
Hellfire deep and on the heap,
all humanity's fears I taunted.

(Refrain)

The end is almost near now,
I see it coming around the bend.
of war and all I fear,
It's coming to an end.

I'll see you in my dreams tonight,
I'll see you to the end.
I'll see you through the flashbacks,
I'll see you again.

I don't know when, but I'll see you again.

I'll see you again... and again... and again...

I’m almost home.

Copyright 2009 © Ronald W. Hull

7/11/09

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Reviewed by Jon Willey 7/20/2009
Ron, I know you as a man of diverse abilities -- but song writer and lyricist I had not wholly considered -- if you compose music too, go to it and publish this wonderful song -- it has much potential -- it reminds me of something Kris Kristofferson would write --peace and love my friend -- Jon Michael
Reviewed by Michael Guy 7/13/2009
Would've made a great July 4th post--definitely country/rock, all Mary Chapin Carpenter but with a man's voice (and she had a 90's tune called "Almost Home" I often sang Karaoke. Not about war though--this would strike "home" with a lot of young men today...
Reviewed by jude forese 7/12/2009
superb lyrical content!
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 7/12/2009
Wowwwwwwwwww...this is breath taking sweet man..I would love to hear you sing this...sighh...stay safe and well...Hugssss
Reviewed by Lori Moore 7/12/2009
I'd like to hear this.
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 7/12/2009
Seems some country singer would find those lyrics to be useful...e
Reviewed by E T Waldron 7/12/2009
Superb lyrics, get it published!Would love to hear it sung...Eileen

Ron, please hold all forwards til further notice;-) Thank you!
Reviewed by Mary Lacey, Desertrat 7/12/2009
Ron,

What a beautiful write. It bought tears to my eyes.

Mary
Reviewed by Sherry Heim 7/12/2009
This is top-notch lyric, Ron, I love this song. I hope someone picks it up and runs with it, providing you with a few $ to line your wallet in the process.
Take care,
Sherry



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