"Mourner's Lament" as written by and Leif Edling....
Let me stay here by your side
Be one with you my precious child
Let me cover your bed with tears
I will save you from all fears
I burn the candles for your soul
I sing you prayers as the preacher told
I bring you flowers, I dress in black
Though I know this cannot give you back

[Chorus]
I sleep by your shadow
Remembering your light
In my heart
I'm with you every night
Far goes your journey
Into the unknown
Wherever you might be
Be well my son

Why just you my flesh and blood
I cannot live nor understand
My dearest treasure to be found
Six feet under in sacred ground
Watch me bleed you lucky ones
I envy you your living sons
I'll give mine the strength of my faithful breath
I will mourn him to my death

[Chorus]

Rest in peace

Let me stay here by your side
Be one with you my precious child
Let me cover your bed with tears
I will save you from all fears
I burn the candles for your soul
I sing you prayers as the preacher told
I bring you flowers, I dress in black
Though I know this cannot give you back

[Chorus]


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"Mourners Lament" as written by Leif Edling

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    General CommentI sleep by your shadow
    remembering your light
    In my heart
    I'm with you every night

    Nice.
    Songmeaningsuseron February 21, 2008   Link
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    General CommentIt's just about someone dying, and Messiah is singing about preparing his journey in the hereafter. A very heavy song! Love it!!

    snafuoneon May 29, 2010   Link

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