All on my shoulders

The beating rays of the sun

The burning tendrils scorching my flesh

All on my shoulders

This crimson cross that I bear

Bound my crimson restraints

All on my shoulders

Bound by oath, honor, and law

As standing I vigilantly observe

All on my shoulders

Your child, let wander

Reaching and gasping for air

All on my shoulders

The weight of the water

As I quickly respond to their fear

All on my shoulders

Their horrified gaze

Burned in my subconscious forever

All on Your shoulders

The death of a child

Sorrow so easily avoided.