Lament for Bill and Lindsey, by Rory Gallagher

In the silence of each night

I hear the screams of those unquiet souls

Just lost to me

Screams of struggle and sacrifice

Screams of regret and malcontent

Mine or theirs I do not know

They took their lives away

So stricken they, keening,

My tears fall such that I must swim

And take deep breaths amidst my sobs

For sadness covers me like clouds

And holds my soul in tight embrace

Where have those bonded to my heart

Escaped where I cannot

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