I couldn't catch my breath, layin there
Fading in and out, and I can remember Mother tellin me
"Home is where the heart is", but my heart has long been black
Comin to the end of my road, but I never wanted it like this, not like this
Lookin over where they lay my mother, and louder and louder I screamed her name
But she wouldn't say anything
This way all too familiar, but I've never been on this side of things
Memories of my brothers racing through my mind
And soon I know we'll all be together again
The sound of gunfire, so loud and rapid, but it seemed to be so quiet around me
And out of nowhere, I feel a peace cover me
I reach down to re-load my ticket home
The taste of cold steel on my lips, and a second later
Silence fills the January air
They carried us off, and laid us in the city, to let the public see of our defeat
But we still live on, we live on
Years may pass, but the story will be told
Of Mother Maylene, and us,
her Sons of Disaster



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    General CommentThis song is clearly about the ma barker story.
    cheddarhead4on December 08, 2006   Link
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    General Commenteverything about this band is about the ma barker story...they just through in extra stuff that may or not be metaphors for life christian or not
    iamchris1902on December 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentTHIS SONG IS THE BEST ONE OF THE RECORD DALLAS JUST IMPRESSED ME WITH THE LYRICS
    AND YA ITS ABOUT THE KARPIS GANG
    MORETOP10on June 29, 2007   Link
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    General Comment"Home is where the heart is", but my heart has long been black

    Simply beautiful song.
    erasethepaston September 11, 2007   Link
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    General Commentto me it feels like he is refering to lost ones
    JustinJesusFreak93on February 03, 2008   Link
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    General Commentyea, its just kinda a "life story" if you will, of ma barker and her boys as well as a summary of dallas's journey in life and the friendships he's made along the way thru underoath and maylene....

    great song!!! i love the southern rock feel that all thier songs have
    IM_THAT_GUYon March 30, 2008   Link

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