from time to time
Laughed and embraced
Talked about the kids and ailments
How lifeís so fast-paced.
dreamed that one day
Thereíd be an abrupt end
We still meet, the rest of us,
But futile to wait for our friends.
be coming any more
Went down at sea out of sight
Suddenly, without any warning at all
Happened in the middle of the night.
get to say good-bye
No frantic hugging and kissing
The rest of the world surely heard the news
But itís our friends who are missing!