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the street they're all singing and shouting,
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alive though the city is dead.
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their shame behind hollow laughter
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you are crying alone on your bed.
Cassandra that no one believed you,
again you were lost from the start.
must suffer and sell our secrets,
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playing smart, aching in our hearts.
Cassandra I misunderstood,
last day is dawning.
us wanted but none of us could
to words of warning.
the darkest of nights
knew how to fight
were caught in our sleep.
Cassandra I didn't believe
really had the power.
saw it as dreams you would weave
the final hour.
the morning your ship will be sailing
your father and sister are gone.
no reason for you to linger
grieving deeply but still moving on.
the future is casting a shadow
else sees it but you know your fate.
your bags, being slow and thorough
though you're late, that ship is sure to wait.
watched the ship leaving harbour at sunrise
almost slack in the cool morning rain.
stood on the deck, just a tiny figure
and restrained, blue eyes filled with pain.