Closer to The Light

I must be on a Bruce “kick” – seem to connect to his lyrics more and more.  Age?  Circumstance?  I don’t know.  In any case – hope you enjoy!

Closer to The Light – Bruce Cockburn

(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDIaVyXNR5Y)

There you go
Swimming deeper into mystery
Here I remain
Only seeing where you used to be
Stared at the ceiling
‘Til my ears filled up with tears
Never got to know you
Suddenly you’re out of here
Gone from mystery into mystery
Gone from daylight into night
Another step deeper into darkness
Closer to the light
Walked outside
Summer moon was nearly down
Mist on the fields
Holy stillness all around
Death’s no stranger
No stranger than the life I’ve seen
Still I cry
Still I begged to get you back again
Gone from mystery into mystery
Gone from daylight into night
Another step deeper into darkness
Closer to the light

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About inmycorner

This blog began as an opportunity to tell my Dad's stories. I sat with him and the computer and together we told stories. It was a wonderful way to get to know Dad. He was 9. He and Mom had a wonderful life together and since she passed away a year and a half before him - Dad was ready to join her. I no longer tell his stories but have found stories of my own. The impetus to resume this blog was the discovery that I had stage 4 ovarian cancer. Since blogging had been so therapeutic for my dad and I to get through our grief, I felt maybe this would be a good outlet to process my situation. I also hoped it may serve as an outreach to anyone else who is facing this very ominous journey. So far, so good.
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4 Responses to Closer to The Light

  1. Gallivanta says:

    I did enjoy it Stacey. Very much.

  2. kiwiskan says:

    That is beautiful – thanks so much for sharing…

  3. Lovely and sad, and so relateable for so many. ❤

  4. Dawna says:

    thanks for sharing

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