What would I do without you
Your horrid pitch, Your two left feet
But every note and every step is you.
No matter what you were there to dance
Your song so sharp it broke Manhattan
Your dance choppy it could chop a cherry
But even at my worst you were my partner.
The tears, the bruise, the noose around my neck
You picked me up for one more dance.
No judgement or fear you sorry pitch was always there
A smile, a hug, you took care of me
You made me eat, you kept my secrets
You made me live my greatest life
But it had to end, the roles had to switch,
I had to lead our final duet
The shakes and tremors took you hands
But that off key pitch was always there.
You forgot your partner and how we sang
But I picked up for one more dance
To carry you to where you kept me from
One last final lift,
But even now you still dance with me
I find safety with your off key songs
And stay grounded from your lead feet.
The pictures, the videos, the DVDs
Keep me holding on through the traumatic memories
Rest if you must but do not quit
Our dance must go on we haven't finished yet
I'm practicing for you until our next meet
But without our dance I have no need to go on
Without our song there is no hope
So without you what do I have
You're all I've ever needed.
But for now until I see your smile greeting me on our biggest stage
I'll hold my head high and always stay perfectly off key.