Through the Eyes of Regret (Elegeion)

I have found myself lost Walking down these familiar streets, Those strange faces stare blindly I withdraw into my mind In this solitude, it is sadness I find In lament, I live a lie I long to live, yet hope to die… Eyes window the pain Contained in me Face masks the torment You will never, ever see Enclosed within these walls They've muted all my cries Trapped alone in darkness I never felt alive Then I briefly saw the light A fools paradise I felt the sun's warm rays When you gave me back my life But now that dusk i near Lost again, I find I'm back in those dark woods, Although now I've seen the light Although it shone so brief It cleansed through my mind But as a fire soon burns out All the hope I had has died I walked through the shady graves Buried beneath the mire Not a single soul can be saved In weariness, I tire Oh, how I long to live! Yet I hope… to die.