The Sun's Cycle

To Mum—
Although your luck ran out
Your memory lives on
Eternal in the rising sun

Alive to see the sun
Ariseyou are so lucky

Alive to feel the wind
Whisk byto home anew

Alive to feel the sun
Bear downyou’re fine, all fine

Alive to feel a breeze
Blowingwhy does it choke you?

Alive to feel the heat
Take holdbreathe slow, breathe deep

Alive to feel alive
No morelie down, fall down

Alive to see the sun
Fade awayand say goodbye

Alive, awake, are you
Alert?green blurs, tense calls

It’s cold, you’re cold, are you
Dead?a beep, a beep

Awake, alert, are you
Alive?you’re fine, all fine

Breathe slow, breathe deep, and feel
The warmththe sun ascends

Alive to see the sun
Ariseyou are so lucky


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