Before I Take My Leave

Before I take my leave
I believe I owe many of you here a proper farewell
Though is customary to bereave after oneís departure
I conceive that the burden of memory falls on your shoulders
After I take my leave

But before I take my leave
We must all agree weíve had some great times together
The compositions I conceived on this side of the universe
Surely mustíve achieved a footnote in some of your memories
After I take my leave

Yet before I take my leave
Understand Iím somewhat relieved to know my time is near
I appreciate our relationships even more with every passing second
It may sound naÔve to say such things before crossing over that bridge
After I take my leave

And before I take my leave
I perceive that the grieving process is different for everyone
But if you retrieve those recollections of music, of love, of laughter
Also think of me driving, striving, trying to be filled with joie de vivre
After I take my leave

On the eve before I take my leave
Know I wore my heart on my sleeve being true and honest to the core
I do hope I weaved a feel good story to tell after Iíve said my farewells
So please receive my love and respect if you remember me for a brief moment
After I take my leave
Written by wallyroo92
Author's Note
For the Death Bed comp
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