Whose Afraid of the Dark

Whose Afraid of the Dark

Oh mother, dear mother, come make my bed,
for the sun grows tired and has lost its shine;
come bless the place where I will lay my head,
surround it with angels, all that’s divine.
~
Oh mother, dear mother, come bar the door,
count the slow clock’s chime as shadows descends.
Eve’s breeze is now listless, birds sing no more,
all the land lays in silence, till night ends.
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Oh mother, dear mother, sing me to sleep,
drown the foul voice of fears infestation;
let us join strength, to one another keep,
safe here in your care, and consolation.
~
Our father, protect us through this night,
be our eyes and ears till dawn brings us light.

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