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And they cry
And they call
As the wayward walk alone

City lights
Urban sprawl
In a place no one should know

Shown no grace
Shown no love
These mean streets are meant for none

[Chorus:]
Take them back to the start
Let the purest of heart
Know their worth is still spoken

As they fight to exist
We neglect and resist
Let this circle be broken

Broken homes
Broken lives
They repeat themselves in time

It's passed on
Down the line
Till we heal the wounds inside

It's not too late
To make things right
Dress wounds with loves pure light

[Chorus]

They're still waiting
They still cry
They still want to know they'll be all right

All I'm saying
Can we try?
To bring the wayward ones back home tonight
Bring the wayward one back home tonight

[Chorus]



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    UnregisteredJul 22, 2012 at 9:20 pm
    This song helped me a lot when i was dealing with depression. Thank you, alter bridge, you have saved my life many times before and i think that you will do it again in the future. Just thank you for always being there for me and many others.
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    UnregisteredMar 8, 2012 at 1:58 am
    The song feels like it's about wandering alone... Those who feel that they have no place they belong and just wander aimlessly until they feel they belong... A feeling i'm sure we all have felt at some point but is all to familiar with many of us...
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    PaddywhacSep 1, 2010 at 4:46 pm
    That society can be fixed if people try and help those less fortunate than themselves. If a person grows up in poverty or in a violent society then they will pass that on to the next generation and the circle repeats itself. If we can help that person then we also help the next generation down the line.

    thats what it means to me anyway.

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