He was divisive, he could slice
an ordinary stone into a knife
as if what cut might somehow be alive
and thrive on strife
Some said he’d killed the lark
Stone dead, that’s what they said
(though others would insist instead
her own song broke her heart)
And she – she was a battle, never right
so when she opened up the door, blew out the light,
who knows which one had won or lost the fight?
— Then it was night.