I walked
The tenth step
I took tonight

One step closer
To the edge
Swept up
In haunted reels
Of replayed fear

I cried
The hundredth tear
I’ve cried tonight

Until I lose sight
Of even the barest
Sliver of any fight

Then I died
The thousandth death
I’ve died tonight

With evil on my skin
The pain
And shame
So deep within

Until air from lungs
Burns so tight
Fury turns
So fiery bright

I’ve seen this night
And this horrible flight
Each and every
Turn of earth
And fade of light