You leave where you're from,
This emptiness wires us
For endless searching
You leave where you're from,
This emptiness wires us
For endless searching
Oh, the neverending race
And oh, the neverending race
You stay where you're from,
Better fight the enemy you know
Than the one you don't
You stay where you're from,
Better fight the enemy you know
Than the one you don't
And oh, the neverending race
And oh, the neverending race
We repeat our grandfather's words,
Fall back to what you know
Lay new foundations over muddy fields
Our history needs no space to grow
You hate where you're from
(Can't you see this town keeps me down)
You love where you're from
(What I am is in this soil;
If I leave it I leave me)
And oh, the neverending race
And oh, the neverending race
We repeat our grandfather's words,
Fall back to what you know
Lay new foundations over muddy fields
Our history needs no space to grow


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    General CommentFrom the CD booklet:

    "We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time."

    *T.S. Eliot - Four Quartets
    concreteblueson July 05, 2009   Link

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