Take me in when I'm alone,
give me shelter, give me home,
and ask of me this night,
to stay by your side
and keep you safe and sane.

So I swear to you a simple pledge,
and never tell of things
that could have made you bleed,
because maybe you'll be lucky
and leave before the world betrays.

But selfishness is nothing new,
and when you wake next sunrise,
you'll look for me
and you'll see, my friend,
I'm no longer there.

I'll look back and remember
the promise I made
and I'll cry for you,
but I'll see, my friend,
some things are never meant to be.