Like shadows in the darkness
only seen when there is light,
like footsteps going nowhere
across floorboards in the night.

Like an answer before a question
or a sunrise before the dawn,
like rain without  its water
or a child that's never born.

Like life without it's meaning
or a song that has no tune,
a forest that has no colour
or a world that has no moon.

Like a face with no expression
to grow old yet feel no pain,
like a mirror without reflection
where one ever takes the blame.

Like love without it's heartache
to cry in silence without a tear,
like longing from a distance
never to hold that someone near.

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