Dead Man's Knees

At the end of this seed's life,
When my coat has finally
     fallen away,
Releasing the real me to be
     with the Lord for eternity,
I want to be found
     silently reading God's Word,
          opened fully to any such page,
Resting still
     upon my dead man's knees.┬╣

1 Corinthians 15:58

┬╣there's nothing wrong with me, I'm
not significantly any closer to
death's door than I was a moment
ago, at least as far as I know...the
poem above is merely my resolve for
when I finally do go

by J Alan R
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