My white knight rode away
With his sword in his side
And a crown of thorns on his head
My guardian angel has forgotten how to fly
Says his wings feel like lead.

In hindsight I know everything was wrong
I'll fix it every night inside my head
I'll fix it every night until I'm dead
But you are gone
You are gone

My white knight rode away
With his sword in his side
And no one caught me when I fell
Or comforted me when I cried
I care so much but my apathy grows every day
I can't express my empathy for everyone
In any other way

I guess it meant a lot to me
I guess that it could never be
I guess I took you for a friend and not an enemy
I guess it meant a lot to me
I guess that it could never be
I guess I took you for more than you meant yourself to be

I feel alone
I am alone
I've always been
Alone

You are gone


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    General CommentMichal wrote this song for her sister's dance partner. He was gay and contracted AIDs, but rather than tell his father how it happened, he committed suicide by jumping off of a building. The song was meant to commemorate his life. She likes to believe he died trying to fly.
    MichyGearyon June 01, 2007   Link

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