"Somebody's Missing" by: Robert - Korea

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SOMEBODY'S MISSING


HIS PLACE AT THE TABLE IS EMPTY
HIS BIKE'S WHERE HE LEFT IT THAT SPRING
THERE'S A SPACE IN OUR WORLD
THAT HIS LOVE USE TO FILL
AND NO OTHER ONE EVER WILL


THEY SAID HE WAS LISTED AS MISSING
AND NOBODY SAW WHERE HE FELL
WHILE THE FIRE WAS THICK AND BLOOD RAN THIN
IN A BATTLE THAT NO ONE WOULD WIN


MISSING THEY SAID....LIKE THEY'D LOST HIM
MISPLACED HIM LIKE SOME CHILDS TOY
MIDST ALL THE LITTER OF BATTLE MOST BITTER
CAN A BODY AND SOUL DISAPPEAR?
THAT'S THE QUESTION.....THE ANSWERS NOT CLEAR


THE BRASS SAID "HE MAY BE A PRISONER OF WAR"
OR "DIED OF WOUNDS....BODY NOT RECOVERED...DECEASED"
STOCK ANSWERS IT'S SAID. TO EXPLAIN AWAY DEAD
WHILE THE ENEMY CLAIMS; "ALL WERE RELEASED"
WHILE WE'RE LEFT WITH ONLY OUR WISHING.....
AND THE KNOWING THAT SOMEBODY'S MISSING.
  
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