Earthly light 
Language: English 
Softly let the balmy sunshine
  Play around my dying bed,
E'er the dimly lighted valley
  I with lonely feet must tread.

Light! more light! for Death is weaving
  Shadows 'round my waning sight,
And I fain would gaze upon him
  Through a stream of earthly light.

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Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

This text was added to the website: 2013-10-02
Line count: 8
Word count: 46