Country song?

This is a song I wrote that was based on one I heard in a dream.  It’s intended to be a country song.  We did practice it for several months but never got it right.  The back and forth may be too complicated and may require 2 dedicated singers not playing
instruments.

It is a song about living with the uncertainty of a child that is serving in the armed forces.  And it would not be a song in my repertoire if it weren’t bleak in some measure.  Honestly,  this is the most forlorn song I’ve written to date.

Coming home
Sung as a duet
Male and female

Someone might be coming home (male)
We set out three places at the dining room table cause (duet)
Someone might be coming home (male)
We made too much down home food (female)
Cause someone might be coming home (duet)

Our glances meet across the table (duet)
          someone might be coming home (male)
Our eyes filled with hope tinged sorrow (female)
Cause someone might be coming home (duet)

I mow the lawn (male)
I wash the dishes (female)
(sotto voice)  someone might be coming home(duet)
A car passes by,  our hearts lift up (female)
Someone might be coming home (duet)

(entire section female, sung without hope) Our glances meet across the table
          someone might be coming home
Our eyes filled with hope tinged sorrow
Cause someone might be coming home

(entire section male, sung with deep sorrow) We set out three places at the dining room table cause
Someone might be coming home

(next 2 entire sections, duet) I mow the lawn
I wash the dishes
(sotto voice)  someone might be coming home
A car passes by,  our hearts lift up
Someone might be coming home

It’s been so long since we’ve heard
Someone might be coming home
A knock on the door,  a ring of the bell
Someone might be coming home

A fresh manicured lawn(male)
a warm summer morning (female)
Someone is, (pause)  home (duet)
Someone is forever home. (duet)

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