FOR JUST A WHILE
by Gerard J. Surprenant

Relics, memories, they hang around.
Subconscious confusion's where they're found.
To see your face, to see you smile
To hear you laugh for just a while.

Images fading as time runs down
Final freight train leaving town.
In the distance, an image of you,
The way you looked when love was new.

Thinking back, good times and bad,
Piecing together what we never had.
To see your face, to see you smile,
To hear you laugh for just a while.

I'd like to go home, but where are you?
Empty house that was built for two.
I know it's hard to fight the tears.
Vacant memories, hollow years.

I sit alone, with just your picture,
Reflections of a deserted future.
To see your face, to see you smile,
To hear you laugh for just a while.

Looking back, you were my best friend.
I still can't believe that this is the end.
I'll hold you dear 'till heaven's door
And even then, I'll love you more.

To see your face, to see you smile,
To hear you laugh for just a while.
To see your face, to see you smile,
To hear you laugh for just a while.

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