Balm for the soul

The Long Goodbye

It was too much to bear, so I opened up and shared it with you
The light went out and the place went dark
I could see your spark, broken and bare
You’ll soon be gone, like a sailing ship

While you were here, you gave it your all
And then you had to go down that long road
And I can feel your darkness and your love at the same time
In my soul

And in the waves on the shoreline
And the stars in the sky
And the long goodbye
And the tears I cry

It’s like a dream and it passes in a flash
The nature of everything is changing
And I can hear your singing in the silence we share
You’ll still be here, your work lives on

It was too much to bear so I put it in a song for you
The light went out, but my eyes adjusted
And I can see your spark, broken and bare
I will take care, grief has made a man out of me

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