Hospice

30 Jun

Linger here a little longer
Remain nearby
to me a while
Sing to me sweet songs of love
and let me comfort
in your smile.

While you tarry, with your fingers
gently touch my tired hands;
cool my brow with dampened cloth
and wet my lips
with drips of dew.

After, kiss my eyelids gently clos-ed,
fold my arms across my chest —
and let me sail that ancient river
to the harbor of my rest.

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2 Responses to “Hospice”

  1. TheseFoldedWings October 18, 2013 at 6:44 pm #

    Stunning & beautiful. Thank you.

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