Fiona Davidson

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A Prayer For The Dying - Poem by Fiona Davidson

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
Let their wings curl around
The ones I leave behind me
Ease the loneliness they feel
As I step brave into the night

Comments about A Prayer For The Dying by Fiona Davidson

  • (11/9/2009 1:50:00 PM)

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

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  • (9/27/2009 5:49:00 AM)

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

  • (9/2/2009 8:43:00 AM)

    I like this very much...very moving with a feeling of calm.... (Report) Reply

  • Matt Mooney (9/2/2009 5:30:00 AM)

    Very moving poem beautifully written. I'll be reading more of your poems. (Report) Reply

  • (8/31/2009 3:35:00 AM)

    This is a special piece thank you for making death what it truely is.... beautiful (Report) Reply

  • (8/25/2009 3:18:00 PM)

    '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 (8/21/2009 8:01:00 PM)

    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..
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  • Fay Slimm (8/21/2009 5:31:00 PM)

    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. (Report) Reply

  • (8/21/2009 5:06:00 PM)

    A powerful poem...that speaks volumes...Comforting words that you have such a talent for exspressing....
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  • (8/21/2009 3:06:00 PM)

    a beautiful prayer fi blessings (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, August 21, 2009

Poem Edited: Tuesday, July 12, 2011

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