"Long Way from Home" as written by and Wesley Schultz Jeremy Fraites....
Held on to hope like a noose, like a rope
God and medicine take no mercy on him
Poisoned his blood, and burned out his throat
Enough is enough, he's a long way from home

Days of my youth wasted on a selfish fool
Who ran for the hills from the hand you were dealt
I flew far away, as far as I could go
Your time is running out
And I'm a long way from home

Laid up in bed, you were laid up in bed
Holding the pain like you're holding your breath
I prayed you could sleep, sleep like a stone
You're right next to me
But you're a long way from home

Hospital gowns never fit like they should
We yelled at the nurse, didn't do any good
More morphine, the last words you moaned
At last I was sure
That you weren't far away from home


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"Long Way From Home" as written by Wesley Schultz Jeremy Fraites

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    General CommentThis seems to be about a person who is by their dads side while he goes through a fight with cancer and chemotherapy. He is finally learning of all the intimacies in his dad's life that he hadn't known before. His dad seems to be a closed-off kind of grumpy guy (yelling at the nurse). Eventually his father dies in the battle with the disease and he's finally "home", Heaven maybe? Or with his previously deceased wife?
    First-hand I know this is a horrible experience to watch your father slowly whither away from this disease. I was also lucky enough to watch him bounce back though, couldn't imagine it going the other way.
    jthaspellon October 02, 2016   Link
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    General CommentWesley mentioned during their 1/20/17 show that this was about his father's fight with a form of cancer that started in his jaw
    scott10208on February 27, 2017   Link

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