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Sarah McLachlan – Drifting lyrics
You've been gone so long all that you know
Has been shuffled aside as you bask in the glow
Of the beautiful strangers who whisper your name
Do they fill up the emptiness?

[Chorus:]
Larger than life is your fiction
In a universe made up of one
You have been drifting for so long
I know you don't want to come down
Somewhere below you, there's people who love you
And they're ready for you to come home
Please come home

You walk in a room and the world stops to stare
Mesmerize all who are caught in the glare
Of the spotlight that follows wherever you go
Does it light up the emptiness?

[Chorus:]
Larger than life is your fiction
In a universe made up of one
You have been drifting for so long
I know you don't want to come down
Somewhere below you, there's people who love you
And they're ready for you to come home
Please come home
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    valinathompson
    My Dad was diagnosed with schizophrenia when I was eight.
    This song reminds me of how much it hurt, how I wanted him to stop fantasizing in his dream worlds, and come home from the hospital. The mental disease is degenerative, and it was bad enough that I could not have him give me away at my wedding, for fear of a unbalanced action happening.
    Dad is still "with" us, but I am afraid he has been blissfully "drifting" in his own little world for years now. I don't think he can ever come home, even if he wanted to.
    Sarah has an amazing way of finding common ground in life's pain, and putting it to music. So thank-you Sarah.
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