I’ll Be Standing By by Gary R. Ferris
I can see the pain inside you,
And I know you want to cry:
Of all the things you’ve dreamed of,
It seems they’re bound to die.
You used to be so joyful,
With dreams that reached the sky;
But now you’ve lost your future,
And your dreams seem much too high.
Remember when things came easy,
You never had to sigh;
But now life has turned around,
And those days have said goodbye.
But when all the world deserts you,
I will be standing by;
To pick you up and dust you off,
And make you want to try.
Written 10-15-91 Published 2002