"Letters Home from the Gardens of Stone" as written by Keith Ciancia and Erik Schrody....
Sittin' restless under the moonlight
I know I'm getting ready to kill
They say we're going in with the day light
I don't want to but I will

Cause I won't know the man that kills me
And I don't know these men I kill
I thank God for my salvation
Wash away the blood I spill

I try not to think about my family
Cause it's a little too much to take
Out here I got me and I got my buddy
We can't afford even one mistake

I started writing on dirty card boards,
It's the only paper I could find
Tell everyone I got their letters,
Tell everyone I'm doing fine

Late at night when I can dream I,
I think about life back in the world

I miss you and dad, I miss sister Sarah
I miss my wife and my baby girl

Pray for me, pray for my soul Ma
Pray for me and all my sins

They say I got a job to do now
I'll be back when it finally ends

Do you think I should be fighting?
Ma, are you proud are you ashamed?

Really I'm trying to do the right thing
I hope my Government can say the same thing

Cause I won't know the man that kills me
And I don't know these men I kill
We all wind upon the same side
Cause ain't none of us doin' God's Will


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"Letters Home from the Garden of Stone" as written by Keefus Ciancia Erik Schrody

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    General CommentThis song is about the war in Iraq. It hits rather close to home because I have a lot of friends who are fighting there now, and one who gave his life for the democracy of a country we shouldn't care about in the first place. A very meaningful song.
    indestructibleon May 08, 2008   Link
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    General CommentDefinitely about the war overseas. I think this hits home to almost everyone. I don't know a single person that couldn't relate to this song. We all know someone close or someone in our community that is in some branch of the military. This is probably my most listened to song over the past couple months. Outstanding!
    MaynarDLennoNon January 09, 2010   Link

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