When into the shadow your soul starts to fade
I'll stand with a candle 'gainst infinite shade
Though candles are little and storms are so big
Still into the clay, my heels I will dig.
And if you remember when dark skies were blue
I hope you remember my soft "I love you."
I know what you'll say on those dark stormy days
You whisper I'm sorry's, I say it's okay's.
My arms be your comfort, your shield from the hurt
My eyes be your sentry to stand e'er alert
I'll scan the horizon for creatures of hate
And guard them from entering your mind's gilded gate.
Each time you softly say, "I love you"
I softly say back, "I love you too."
But sometime that not-You the other inside
The one with the murmurs so vile and snide
No. You're not worth it. They don't even care.
You destroy all you touch. You're a love catching snare.
You could hurt them you know? Would you even mind?
If you break hearts then break bones and then you'll find:
You like it, you monster. You're empty within.
You've nothing but passion, but passion to sin.
He stops for a moment to revel in glee.
And it's then that you look up and I hope that you see
Me. Sitting by you and lost in your thoughts
The battles we're waging, the wars that you've fought.
I say the few words I know are still true,
"I'm sorry. I'm here. I’ll always love you."
"For some lucky people," sometimes you've said,
"The sun's always shining, the blood hasn't bled
Every thought isn't wrong, isn't evil or cruel
They don't fight themselves in a paradox duel
They laugh. They talk. They can still see the light
That I can't. That I look for. With all of my might.
It's not there. I'm lonely. You can't understand
When your world is vibrant, and mine's ever-bland."
So I do the same thing that I always then do,
"I'm trying. I'm still here. I still will love you."
Your comforts corrupted, your fire burns cold
The happiness rotted by sorrow's rank mold.
The things that were ours and the things that were mine
Once beautiful, fall to the darkness' design.
Mechanical motions, emotions we fake
Each lies to the other for their empty sake,
“I’m fine, don’t you worry, there’s nothing to fear,
I’ll be just okay, as long as you are here.”
But within the lies are the truths coming out
“I love you, okay?” is all that they’re about.
I hope that my smiles are getting to you
And maybe you’ll love me again if they do
But maybe I’m only a stair in your flight
To the top of the darkness, the edge of the night
But always I’ll love you although it still stings
I’m playing on cliffs, but at least I have wings
And slowly our hike to the end of it all
Becomes more than struggles, a near endless fall
One day I know that I can look in your eyes
When soon enough I know that you’ll realise
That life can be good, and I know that you are
Goin’ to go to past the moon and the sun and the stars
That day when you're finally, joyfully free
I hope you'll look back and be looking for me.