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Ashes in the Wind
i hold you close in my arms

As we take our last stroll

Down the beach

TOGETHER

With seagulls screeching overhead

And waves crashing

And thrashing towards the shore

My eyes well-up

And tears stream down my face

An overwhelming sense of sadness

Takes hold of me

And as we climb the mountainous sands

I think about the sound of your laughter

I remember our first piggyback ride

And the first time that we danced

TOGETHER

I wonder why the more i learn






The more i realize

How much i don't know


As we reach the top of the cliff

I stand still

Mesmerized by the beauty

Of the deep blue sea

And calmed by the peaceful

Breaking waves

As i open your urn

My hands shake

With sadness and pain

I remove your ashes from

Your temporary home

And toss them into the wind





Ashes in the wind

Ashes in the wind

Then i bury your urn

In one of our favorite nooks

Deep in the sand on the cliff

So that traces of you will forever be

Part of La Jolla Beach

Then i trudge back to the shore below

ALL ALONE

Then i realize that your ashes

Are swirling all around me

Blowing in the wind

Then i feel joy in knowing

That you are free

From your earthly shell

And that you will find me

When my time comes

Until then

I know that our love will last

As we move from this life to the next

And so i wait

To see your face once again

And when i do

I will remember that

TOGETHER

Our love is stronger

Than a waking giant

And it will endure

Until the end of time

Ashes in the wind

Ashes in the wind



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