Yes, I know…she says And I forgive you I forgive the rashness of your passion I forgive the deepness of your pain And I am here… Yes, I know…she says And I love you Despite the blood that trickles from your wounds And the tears that stain my pillow I am here…and I will never leave. There is no place I’d rather be…she says My lover, my Lion, my man For I know you’d never leave me Even as the words spill from your frothing mouth I am here…you are loved. You are my greatest joy…I say And my deepest sorrow and will surely to be the death of me I reach out to empty air And wonder where you are and why the silence reigns I am nowhere… Do not worry, my love…she says For I know you – all of you I can see the beauty in our embrace I can feel the power in our dance I know the truth when you say nothing at all And I am here…and I love you. Then why can I not see you?…I say Why is your soul no longer speaking to me? Why am I alone in the silence of this hell drowning in the salty sea of this sobbing heart smelling nothing but my rotting flesh? You can see me…she says As the tears cross your eyes and the sobs escape your lips I am there…right there With each piece of your breaking heart that lands in the sea I am there…the water itself. And I say Then as the night turns into day And my mind is driven into the depths of hellish agony I will drown here…in you…the sea of the only truth I’ve ever known I am here…and I love you too. Goodbye, my love…she says.