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If you're reading this
My momma is sitting there
Looks like I only got a one way ticket over here
I sure wish I could give you one more kiss
War was just a game we played when we were kids
Well I'm laying down my gun
I'm hanging up my boots
I'm up here with God
And we're both watching over you

So lay me down
In that open field out on the edge of town
And know my soul
Is where my momma always prayed where it would go.
If you're reading this I'm already home.

If you're reading this
Half way around the world
I won't be there to see the birth of our little girl
I hope she looks like you
I hope she fights like me
Stand up for the innocent and the weak
I'm laying down my gun
Hanging up my boots
Tell dad I don't regret that id follow in his shoes

So lay me down
In that open field out on the edge of town
And know my soul is where my momma always prayed where it would go
If you're reading this, I'm already home

If you're reading this, there is going to come a day
You move on and find someone else and that?s okay
Just remember this
I'm in a better place
Soldiers live in peace and angels sing amazing grace

So lay me down
In that open field out on the edge of town
And know my soul is where my momma prayed where that it would go
If you're reading this
If you're reading this
I'm already home



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    sklorApr 1, 2010 at 4:36 pm
    I love this song! When I first heard this song on the radio, I cried. I truly do support our troops and wish them all the luck. They will always be in my prayers. God Bless Our Troops!
  • kitty324
    kitty324May 2, 2009 at 1:16 am
    D: D: D: D: D: D: D: D:!!! This song is so sad. I always feel a pain in my chest (Which for me means im about to cry) When I listen to this. I umm... have... to... go...toaplaceokbye!
  • old_soul916
    old_soul916Jul 6, 2008 at 6:43 am
    I remember the first time I heard this song... It was October 2007... I always thought it was such a sad song. But, now I can't even listen to it anymore because of the memories it brings back.

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