You go to the war...you don't come home...you don't come home whole, anyhow. Not many do.
Margaret's worryin' herself to death. Says she don't want nothin' to happen to me and, "What would the kids do without a pa?"
Oh, maybe I best just stay with her and hope they don't come for me.
Margaret thinks she can keep her head above water if I go west, but I'm not so sure.
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