the fall of IcarusIcaruswhen you hit the waternobody noticedperhaps a sheepflicked an earor a birdtook flightas you flounderedand swallowed waterby the lungfuli walked bydidnt see.
192Don't ever tell anybody anythingyour memoriesthey'll turn in their gravesand moan in discontentbut ignore their wailingpretend you don't hearrecollect their departurethat momentwhen he diedwhen he leftwhen she just went awayand push throughwork on itbut don't ever tell anybody anythingif you do, you start missing everybody.
instrumentalWe're walking hand in hand and I feel your fingers pressed between mine and the pulses in our thumbs beat against each other silently, speaking to each other while our mouths remain closed and our thoughts are in our own heads, undiscovered. I feel a need to speak, to say what I mean, what my pulse thinks and I turn and I see you staring ahead and I begin to say and then you pull your hand away and tell me you've got to go, and then you're kissing me briefly and then you're gone.
Heart AcheMy baby has no nameNot yet, until he's fully formedBut if he were to be titledI would have many names for himHe would be Heart AcheThat silent cry in the nightSuffering from the first breathNothing good will ever come for himOr maybe AstyanaxThrown from lifeMade to pay for what he little understoodJust a child, in realityPerhaps he is a BenjaminI feel this fitsFor he will definitely beThe son of my sorrowI lay a hand upon my sonStill settled deep insideStay inside Heart Ache, Astyanax, BenjaminAt least you're safe in there.