to the drifters! in hopes that our paths cross again. to the homesick! home is when we do meet again.

our histories, our futures, our foundations, are hope. it's a way to never forget.

i'll say goodbye. and hope never to mean it. our love and our hope. no nation or state can contain it.

if you call me up drunk, at four in the morning, no matter the timezones or state lines away. i'll be on buslines or burning up phone cards. just like i lived eight blocks away.

Lyrics submitted by b-pot

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    General Commentthe lyrics to this are heartbreakingly sweet.
    i love this song more than i can say... a song you can't get sick of :]
    thursdays_childon August 28, 2006   Link
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    General Commentgreat song.

    I think they are refering Griot the zine in the title. Anyone know for sure?
    plebeian scumon August 31, 2006   Link
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    General Commentperfect.
    raiseyrfiston January 10, 2007   Link
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    General Commenttruly amazing song... and i believe the word "griot" is referring to the name used for african traveling poets/singers.
    america2k1on November 07, 2007   Link
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    General Commentsuch a good song. When they came through they played this as a closer and it was the greatest song i had ever heard live. so sad but at the same time celebratory.
    TomJoadon January 06, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think this song's just about traveling and meeting some really great people through it, all over the country.
    noteventherainon June 10, 2010   Link

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