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  • Am I wrong to want to cry on someone else's shoulder?
    Tears I cannot show you
    Support I cannot ask of you
    You are leaving me
    And I am staying fast
    To the only things I know how to cling to
    Am I wrong to want to be in the arms of someone strong,
    To hear your voice in someone's mouth,
    To see your eyes from another face?
    You are not gone - not now - not yet
    I watch our pain filled shadow
    Listen to your groans
    Feel my fear
    And yours
    Private tears are hard to bear
    Alone
    Am I wrong to want to laugh and feel free?
    I won't leave you ever - not now
    I won't go
    Truth is I don't want to be in the arms of another
    I want your arms to be strong, healthy again
    I want you - as you are now
    So kind
    As you've been toward me
    So gentle
    As we've been toward each other
    So present
    I want that part to last
    This closeness
    At the end
    Narrowly found and real
    Shields down and faces to the wind
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