you will miss me when i burn
by roy black / will oldham
(from Days In the Wake)



When you have no one,
no one can hurt you
when you have no one,
no one can hurt you

In the corners there is light
that is good for you
and behind you, I have warned you,
there are awful things

Will you miss me
when I burn, and will you eye me
with a longing
it is longing that I feel
to be missed for, to be real

When you have no one,
no one can hurt you
when you have no one,
no one can hurt you

Will you miss me
when I burn,
and will you close
the others' eyes, it would be
such a favor
if you would blind them

There is absence, there is lack
there are wolves here
abound
You will miss me
when I turn
around

When you have no one,
no one can hurt you
when you have no one,
no one can hurt you



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