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Georgia I'm Coming Home

I am sitting in this bus station, waiting to go home 
Oh Georgia its been a long, long time and I feel so all alone 
I want to feel the crisp morning wind, whispering through the pines 
Down by the river in a special spot, I called all mine 

Hey Nashville Oh Nashville you never played my songs 
And put my songs on the bottom of the pile of no play ones 
Nashville I Guess you had a lot of fun proving this Georgia boy wrong 
Hey Nashville, Oh Nashville you never played my songs 

I was a struggling song writer and not good enough for Nashville’s 
newest scene 
16th avenue was not what I figured, but I thought I met their every need 
But it just wasn’t  good enough, so I picked up my guitar left I got out 
Now out of money and with plenty of time just sitting waiting for that bus 

With no regrets and no bad feelings about the chances that I took 
I made a lot of friends, the nightlife was fun and the parties really shook 
But my heart does ache and I my pockets are empty with a big hole in 
my boots 
Now I am going down to my country home and get back  my roots 

Hey Nashville, Oh Nashville you never played my songs
Guess they got on the bottom of a pile of no play songs
Nashville I guess you had a lot of fun proving this Georgia boy wrong
Hey Nashville, Oh Nashville, You never played my song

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  1. Date: 4/9/2014 6:16:00 PM
    hey are you really someone trying to break into the country music industry. HOw cool. I think it would be heaven to get lyrics published. I sure liked seeing this one. The title is what drew me in.

  1. Date: 12/28/2011 1:47:00 PM
    Lyrical work..Who knows maybe there is still hope..Very creative work..Enjoyed reading this afternoon..Thanks for stopping by..Sara

  1. Date: 12/28/2011 8:14:00 AM
    I enjoyed reading your wonderful poetry this morning David. I hope you will continue to write and share your poetry with us. Happy New Year. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/27/2011 2:36:00 PM
    Yes, but in the face of adversity it is best to SHINE! I loved your lyrics, and perhaps you should set them to music. Hugs, catie :)