I      w!i sh!     I       c_ou!l d       b e?    li  k+e      th  e
k_i  n!g
Wh+o     s a  i  d?    t o    h  i  s    peo  p  l_e?:+     m y      f  ri
e  n!d  s
T?hi s     i t     n?ow      the     e nd!,    i  f       w?e      l o o
se     t h?e_     b  a t  t!l  e
!W+e     s  h a l?l     l!i v!e     fo+r e v er  .
T+h e    p  e_o p!l  e!     of+    the      s  un      w i_l+l?    r em
em b_er      t hi+s+    d+a y ,
  A?n  d    g  i v e      u  s_     i  m m+o  rt a_l  ity
L o_n+g     a  ft?er_     I've_     gon  e
?L  o  n g+    a  ft e r     t h e    s  un.?
I     w?a?n  t       t  o      b e      li_k  e     t h  is      k i!ng
B u  t     I!     can 't+    s!ta n_d      t h_e      p_a i  n,      m y
f?rie n  d
 A n  d+     I    kee  p       l oo k in g      f  o r     a l?l     t?h e
f?a c?e  s_    I     h a!d
  Be f o  re      t  he     w?o  r  ld!     b e g a n.
?I 'v!e+    o n  l y_     k_n?ow  n+     d  e_s  i  r e      and     m+y
p?o o?r    s  o u  l     w i l  l     b u  r?n
  I!nt  o      et  e r  n al      f+i  r  e
 A  n d!     I      c!a  n!'t    ev?en!     c r  y!
 A    sp?h  i  n+x       c  a  n      n!e v er    c_r y?.+
 I      am     st+andi ng_    i n    t h_e     su?n+
I      w i  sh!    t h  a  t      I       c o  u  l d     b e
A       s_i  l e+n t     sp_h  i n_x     et  e?rn!a  l  ly .
?I      d  on  't      wa_n  t       a n y    p  a  st
  On ly    w  a n t    t_h i  ng s     w?hi c!h     c  a nn o  t?     l  a
s  t
_A+n  d      I       c a n'  t      e  v_e  n      c  r y  ,
tho?u!g+h     G?o d      k!n  o  w  s      h o  w    I_     t  r  y
A_     s p  h i n  x       ca  n    ne?v er?     cry+,      a  n d
s!ph  in x  es      ne ver_     d  i  e .?
I  'm     f a m ous    o?r    a  m      I?     i_n fam o  us+?
  I!t       do?es_n+' t      m a t t!e  r+    m u  c!h    a  n y     m_o
r e
  Ph o  n y      w  o_r d s     of+    lo v  e?    o r       pa!in  f  u
l_l_y      tr  u  t h
I  'v+e!    he?a+r!d?     i t      a l l      b e  fo re!
 Ap  pr  a is  a_l     or?    c riti+c s     a n d?    e v  en     p  o
li  t!ic  s ,
  A      c o_n v_e  r+sa+t?i  o n+     p  i  e  c  e  ,
A      wo  m  an      o?r      a!    p r  i  e s  t ,
I t '  s     a l?l      a     p!o  i  n  t      o f      v+i  e  w?.