if i am to be this much alone, let me be alone by the sea
where all the silent nothing i have can be comforting to me
if i am to live a quiet life, let it be on rock and beach
so sun and cloud and wind and stars all seem within my reach.
if my home is surrounded with ocean and sky then i could stand to live alone
so i can feel a part of the earth with sun-warmed skin and hair wind blown.
let me live alone on my island where my home is the only one that stands
on land of rock and scrub and gulls and waves crashing up on the sand.
the lighthouse can be my sole guardian to keep all the bad dreams at bay
it’s light can caress my home at night and brighten the days that turn gray.
my island will stand against the wildest of waves that roar in wild from the sea
the majesty of which inspires awe and belief that my love can return to me.
let my Dragon fly in on the wild night wind and come to my arms like before
and we’ll love as we loved before death took him and left me alone on the shore.
alone in a city is no way to live so let me return to my island small
and there i can live alone where i have all of nature that enthralls.
only on my island can i be free from expectation and strife.
only on my island can i hope to have any kind of a life.