I Close My Eyes

I Close My Eyes.

By Semeir-Cooraf-Armaheen.

Seconds from death

I lay; yet it still

seems like eternity.

I close my eyes

and wait calmly, knowing there is

hope yet still.

I close my eyes

and feel afraid

as the darkness comes.

I close my eyes and

think as I slip away.

Hope will guide

the children.

And now as death comes

and the dark gives way to light,

I believe in the legacy that

will be.

And then I see him

Arrive to carry me

Away. His hand takes me

From this place.

The hand of the Ellimist...