Feeling her pain- taking on his plight- the world’s tears are falling from my eyes- absorbing love and loneliness- not my own

Sensing fear- seeing sadness- swimming in emotion- sinking in their eyes- knowing my only way of freeing them- is enslaving myself

Cut off from love- trying to live my life- moment to moment- I could be so much more- without the chains that bind me

Letting empathy go- I’d be free