akingbehin daniel murphy

Rookie - 0 Points (18 march 1994 / lagos, nigeria)

A Christmas Lullabay - Poem by akingbehin daniel murphy

A Christmas Lullaby
Sleep, baby, sleep! The Mother
Heaven's angels kneel and fold
their wings.
Sleep, baby, sleep!
With swathes of scented hay Thy
By Mary's hand at eve was
Sleep, baby, sleep!
At midnight came the shepherds,
Whom seraphs wakened by the
Sleep, baby, sleep!
And three kings from the East
Ere dawn came, guided by the
Sleep, baby, sleep!
They brought Thee gifts of gold
and gems,
Pure orient pearls, rich diadems.
Sleep, baby, sleep!
Thou who liest slumbering there,
Art King of Kings, earth, ocean,
Sleep, baby, sleep!
Sleep, baby, sleep! The shepherds
Through heaven, through earth,
hosannas ring.
Sleep, baby, sleep!

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Poem Submitted: Friday, December 2, 2011

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