No Dark Skies


By Sidney E. Johnson

There are no dark skies where I am going
The light has slipped above the moon,
Its’ starlit embers glowing.

And I across the lily fields,
Am caught within pure beams of light
All shadows from my heart are vanquished,
At last, escaped the velvet night.

I have beheld joy and submitted to it
It draws my soul into the place of awe,
Unshackled I stagger through the lilies,
There are no words for what I saw,

There are no dark skies where now I stand,
The light doth overtake my soul,
And suddenly I know this is my promised land.

Copyright 2004

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