I love you like the beat of my own heart
I only pray I can leave you behind
Because I'm a poisoned dart
Daughter, I hope you don't mind
If you love me then let me leave you
I break my heart with the stay
My time is come, I'm overdue
I'll miss you every day

When I'm gone, please don't fall
Hold up your head and stand tall
Death will only keep us apart
If you allow it to break your heart

It doesn't matter how many times you say goodbye
Farewell is such sour sorrow
You can only hear my broken sighs
I'll be gone tomorrow

When I'm gone, please don't fall
Hold up your head and stand tall
Death will only keep us apart
If you allow it to break your heart

When I die, child, I won't be gone
So push away your fears
Now my suffering is nearly done
Remember me without tears

When I'm gone, please don't fall
Hold up your head and stand tall
Death will only keep us apart
If you allow it to break your heart