I think I'm goin' back
To the things I learned so well in my youth
I think I'm returning to
Those days when I was young enough to know the truth

Now there are no games
To only pass the time
No more coloring books
No Christmas bells to chime
But thinking young and growing older is no sin
And I can play the game of life to win

I can recall a time
When I wasn't ashamed to reach out to a friend
And now I think I've got
A lot more than a skipping rope to lift

Now there's more to do
Than watch my sailboat glide
And everyday can be my magic carpet ride
And I can play hide and seek with my fears
And live my days instead of counting my years

Let everyone debate the true reality
I'd rather see the world the way it used to be
A little bit of freedom's all we're lack
So catch me if you can
I'm goin' back


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Goin' Back Lyrics as written by Gerry Goffin Carole King

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    Great Song. Remember it from years ago. Someone had to comment on it. The song induces home sickness. Ireland Forever.

    Squirt_gunon August 03, 2007   Link

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