After I Die

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When I die if you need to weep

Cry for your brother or sister

Walking the street beside you

And when you need me, put your arms around anyone

And give them what you need to give to me.

 

I want to leave you something

Something better than words or sounds.

 

Look for me in the people I’ve known or loved

And if you cannot give me away

At least let me live in your eyes and not on your mind.

 

You can love me most by letting hands touch hands

And by letting go of children that need to be free.

 

Love doesn’t die, people do

So when all that’s left of me is love

Give me away.

 

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