Could Have Been There

I wish I could have been there,

For you when you were feeling sad.

But my timing was a bit off,

And now you are gone and that makes me feel bad.

Right now I'm not feeling very glad.

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You were always there for me,

When I was feeling blue.

And at that moment in time,

I wish I could've be there for you.

I know you would've done it for me too.

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You know you were a great friend,

You always helped friends' hearts to mend.

Very kind and caring to ones in need,

Feeling no selfishness or greed.

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If I had been there by your side,

When everything went wrong.

I wonder every night and day,

Would it have made your life last long?

That day I heard the church bells ring "ding dong".

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I cried and cried when I heard the news,

I cried my self to sleep that night.

For, you were a wonderful friend to me,

How could I have made things right?

I was never meant to be your glowing light.

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I wish I could have been there,

For you when you were feeling sad.

But my timing was a bit off,

And now you are gone and that makes me feel bad.

Right now I'm not feeling very glad.

And all the grieving has driven me mad.