When I Must Leave You
When I must leave you for awhile,
Please do not grieve and
shed wild tears and hug your
sorrow to you through the years.
But start out bravely with
a gallant smile, and for my
sake and in my name live
on and do all things the same.
Feed not your loneliness
on empty days,But fill each
waking hour in useful ways.
Reach out your hand in comfort and in cheer
And I in turn will comfort you and hold you near,
and never, never be afraid to die,
For I am waiting for you in the sky