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Goodbye Daddy

I left my home still as a child 
I walked a thousand soary miles 
To wait for my father, to gather up his truth 

He said my boy you've got to run 
Don't wait for me, don't wait for mum 
We'll come get you, when it's safe for us to move 

So I waited many years, 
held back the pain behind my tears 
For my father, to come find me like he said 

And in that time I was alone, 
so many years without my home 
I made brothers of a different kind instead 

And in the time I didn't know, 
just how hard the wind could blow 
Towards disaster, and the things that I would see 

So this here I say
A hero into the masses, 
to those born without chances 
There's a freedom that everyone deserves 

I know there's greed and there's corruption 
I've seen death and mass destruction 
But I'm telling you, and I hope that I'm heard 

And I will not be commanded, 
And I will not be controlled 
And I will not let my future go on, 
without the help of my soul 

I will not be commanded, 
I will not be controlled 
And I will not let my future go on, 
without the help of my soul


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