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A Prayer For The Dying

Carry me, soft and gentle
Into sleeps arms and beyond
Painless at last, embrace me
In whatever must follow on
Whisper your lullaby in my ear
Let tenderness flow from the words
That slowly halt the beat
Make my last breath as sweet
As the first a newborn takes
Take my soul, so beautiful

And lay it with the angels
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Yelena M. 25 August 2009

'Let their wings curl around The ones I leave behind me Ease the loneliness they feel As I step brave into the night..' Moving, gentle and pure words..a beautiful prayer, Fiona.thanks for sharing. Yelena M.

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Meggie Gultiano 21 August 2009

this is a very comforting piece, and a nice prayer.I guess i will have to read this when my time comes..In HIS time. thanks, Fi.. Love, Meg

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Fay Slimm 21 August 2009

There could be no better words of prayer than these in your very moving piece Fi...tenderness and comfort come through in every line.... Fay.

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Sue Sie 21 August 2009

A powerful poem...that speaks volumes...Comforting words that you have such a talent for exspressing.... Sue x

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Carol Gall 21 August 2009

a beautiful prayer fi blessings

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Alf Hutchison 09 November 2009

Fiona this write is so tenderly beautiful...if we all could pass on like this... regards Alf

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Tyrone Allen 27 September 2009

wow love this one. the sentence about the breath a new born take that was my favorite line

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Laurie Hill 02 September 2009

I like this very much...very moving with a feeling of calm....

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Matt Mooney 02 September 2009

Very moving poem beautifully written. I'll be reading more of your poems.

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Patrick A. Martin 31 August 2009

This is a special piece thank you for making death what it truely is.... beautiful

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