Das Licht (XP8)

And so I woke, into the light To touch your face, it felt so bright But after light comes dark, and after laughter tears I ate my cake to swallow my fears I saw it dim I saw it flicker I pulled the plug, to make it quicker In trying to give, I took it all Flew into the light, and now I fall I adore the light until it wanes I got so close I burst into flames I sought the light at every turn I held you tight, until it burned In trying to give, I took it all