How could they have walked this pathway
And lived to tell the tale?
When what we’ve faced is pain so deep
To explain it is to fail.
For it envelops every atom
Every cell of who we are
It consumes our very beings
But leaves no sign or scar
Then one day the dawn is brighter
The horizon offers hope
The biting pain becomes an ache
We smile and start to cope
And slowly like a butterfly
From our chrysalis of pain
We see there is a future
A rainbow in the rain
To my friends who’ve walked this pathway
Let us meet when we are through…
with the pain that so consumed us,
As we start our lives anew.
We’ll raise a glass to us survivors
To the Sensations that we are
Because no-one knows like we do
Where we’ve come from and how far