(Her Memory is) Punishment Enough

I’ll never need to get down on my knees again Fill up another corner of my mind Recriminations won’t keep me awake at night Her memory is punishment enough Selfishness is God’s only immortal sin His sentencing is swift and to the point But I’ll never be arrested for my crimes Her memory is punishment enough A lie is only evil if you buy it as the truth Sugar coated like a baby’s pill But I won’t be washing down my medicine Her memory is punishment enough Words of love like gospel from a silken tongue Thrown back in anger…

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