Robert Kirkland Kernighan

(25 April 1854 – 3 November 1926 / Ontario)

20 The Khan's Canticles - Poem by Robert Kirkland Kernighan

I'll dress it in white like the angels
That wait for my darling above.

' Oh, pity me not, for my bosom

Is thrilled with a wondrous delight,
For a beautiful angel in Heaven
Is calling me ' mother ' to-night.

' To think that my baby is walking

The path that its Savior has trod,
To-night He is welcoming baby

For of such is the Kingdom of God.'

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, May 12, 2012



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