You thought you could outstrip the sunlight
So you wasted away in the blue.
We knew you would have to fall sometime
if you kept telling us what was true.<...
I spent the night dreaming in your lonely bed
And wintered in dirges you sang for the dead
I’ve drunk you in deep as the devil
I’ve eaten your wor...
And we were born out of summer
With the heat of hope and bright wonder
Like fireflies burning the grass
The embers of us rising, new, into the night.