“It looks like it is written in poetic format,” said Catherine Williamson of the Bonhams auction house. “There are eight and a half lines and they feel like lyrics. We could not find it in any of his published music so maybe it was a work in progress or a song that has not yet been released. These lyrics are pretty intriguing and we will expect they will attract a lot of attention.” Williamson valued the sheet of lyrics at between $3,000 and $5,000.
The lyrics begin, “Across the sea of time, we shall meet on endless shores, counting our blessings of love’s eternity.” Do you think Michael Jackson’s lyrics allude to his death? Would you bid on them?