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Keep Your Lights On

chorus 1:
Keep your lights on darlin'
Keep your curtains drawn
Keep your lights on
Keep a pot of coffee on
It's been a long and rainy winter
And I know I've been gone far too long
Keep your lights on
Keep your lights on
Keep your lights on 'till I get home

verse 1:
The day that it started
So down and disheartened
Tears seemed to cut just like a knife . . . just like a knife
And hearing the call of the highway
I had to find my way
To fill out my life

chorus 2:

bridge:
But I told you that day I'd be coming back this way
And to leave me a sign that your heart was still mine
Too proud to say it, you wrote it all down
Sayin' read it whenever you're feeling alone . . . and come back home

verse 2:
My boots scuffed with gravel
I start to unravel
My thoughts start to travel back home . . . travel back home
This note that I keep in my wallet
I guess you could call it
A prayer or a poem

alternate chorus:
And she wrote to me "If my light's on
darlin' if my curtain's drawn
And if my light's on and from the street
you smell a pot of coffee on
If it's been wind and rainy weather
And you know you've been gone far too long
I'll keep my lights on
I'll keep my lights on
I'll keep my lights on 'till you get home."

Keep your lights on, baby
Keep your lights on, oh my darlin'
Keep your lights on 'till I get home

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