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A Song

Keep Myself From Falling

Keep myself from falling
Keep myself from falling
Keep myself from falling

See the fears that keep you blind
The tears are so unkind
I try to give myself to you
I try to give you all I find myself in need of you, I find myself in need
See the fears that keep you blind
The tears are so unkind

I try to give it all to you
I try to give myself to you
I try to give you all

Keep myself from falling
Keep myself from falling
Keep myself from falling

I find myself in need of you
I find myself in need
I find myself in need of me
In need of me, not you

Keep myself from falling
Keep myself from falling
Keep myself from falling

I try to do what’s right for you
I try to do what’s right
I try to do what’s right for me
I try to do what’s right
So I’ll isolate myself from you — to keep you in the light

Editor's note: Maurice DeAcha, who was kind enough to put this to music (beautiful acoustic guitar, replete with crickets and other night sounds), disapeered one day, leaving his wife and new born in temporary housing in Miami, Florida.
He had just accepted a position as Latin American sales rep and was relocating his family from San Jose, CA.
He traveled to South America.

And never came back.