that we shall
end up alone
for we will, for we will
a soul adrift
in search of God
born of spirit, born of flesh
lay us down
to sleep at night
shut our eyes, close our eyes
to Beulah land
lullaby, and good night.
© John Russell
"Groundless fears" has been printed in the anthology:
America at the Millennium!
This poem written and copyrighted by John Russell,
all rights reserved.
Neither this poem nor any portion thereof may be used in any manner without written permission from the author.
The beautiful rendition of "Brahms
" that accompanies my poem is courtesy of a remarkably talented pianist, Chris Ashcraft, and used with his permission.
In Memoriam Chris Ashcraft, who I considered a dear and treasured friend and talent....he passed away June, 2001. Chris, God bless you, you will be missed!!
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