From afar

I cannot come with you
My love
Cannot visit
Or say goodbye
Cannot hold your hand
Or guide you through this darkness
This plague
Descending now
I cannot hold you close
Shelter you
Comfort you
And whisper that I love you
I cannot be with you
As a husband should be
For better
Or for worse
Until death do us part
I must keep my distance
And cannot keep my vows

And so it is
My love
I must say adieu
Now
From afar
Farewell
Au revoir
Until we meet again
I will hold you
Forever
Close
In my heart
And in my mind
I will be
Forever yours

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