"Home" as written by P. B. Lianmawia, H. S. Lalruatliana, Rosangliana, and Joshua Zoramliana....
Child walks to the river
And looks as far as she can see
And draws each breath as if it were the last
And wipes away the tears across her sleeve
She can see where the river crawls to the sea
Like a baby into mother's care
Somehow the longing's so far away

The innocence, so wasted and aware
And look at the child
With the dream in her eyes
Holding it deep inside her
Home, home

So much anger, so deeply ingrained
Seemed a burden that was hers alone

She didn't think that there was anything wrong
In wanting a life that she could call her own
How could I explain? You would not want to hear
You wouldn't listen if I talked anyway
For you were too weighed down by your own fears

Look at the child with the dream in her eyes
Holding it deep inside
Home, home, home, home

Lyrics submitted by kevin

"Home" as written by Sarah Mclachlan

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

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    General CommentI'm not sure what was intended with this song, but I can really relate it to my life. I was recently came out to my parents, who have very fundamentalist beliefs. They refuse to accept me for who I am, so we are disconnected.

    I feel that this song can be about someone who is denied their parents' love (and by extension, their home). The child sees a river as being in the care of its mother the sea, something that she is not able to experience.

    I think despite the current situation, the child holds hope that some day her parents will accept the "life that she could call her own" and she will have a home again. I, too, hold the dream of reuniting with my parents.
    engineer_vaon January 16, 2006   Link
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    General Comment"Look at the child with the dream in her eyes" so meaningful, you just have to understand the message or relate to like this
    cay15on April 23, 2006   Link

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