Monday, May 28, 2007

Taps


Day is done,
gone the sun,
From the hills,
from the lake,
From the skies.
All is well,
safely rest,
God is nigh.

Go to sleep,
peaceful sleep.
May the soldier
or sailor,
God keep.
On the land
or the deep,
Safe in sleep.

Love, good night,
Must thou go,
When the day,
And the night
Need thee so?
All is well.
Speedeth all
To their rest.

Fades the light; And afar
Goeth day,
And the stars
Shineth bright,
Fare thee well;
Day has gone,
Night is on.

Thanks and praise,
For our days,
'Neath the sun,
'Neath the stars,
'Neath the sky,
As we go,
This we know,
God is nigh

13 comments:

golfwidow said...

Taps (the music) is too ubiquitous, but if you read the lyrics and fit them into the music, it's very moving.

Brenda said...

As beautifully written as it is heard.

Myron said...

It's sad that there are so few buglers left that Taps has to be played on a CD at a lot of veteran's funerals. They deserve better.

Miss Litzi said...

Hi Attila,
Eloquent…thank you for posting these lyrics.

Beth said...

I never knew all the lyrics.
Thanks...

phlegmfatale said...

Thanks and blessings to all who've served.

Eileen said...

WOW, I appreciate this so much. Thank you for posting this and a huge thank you to all who are serving right now. Perfect post for today. ((((HUGS)))

yerdoingitwrong said...

Love it, girl. Hugs to you and our selfless troops!

Healthifica4yourhealth said...

Totally beautiful

june said...

Very beautiful piece. well written and moving.
thanks for sharing it with us
Hugs June xxx

KL said...

May our fallen, brave men and women rest in peace and may the ones in dangers way now, come home safe.

Me said...

lovely

Charlie said...

Thanks for remembering all of those who have given their lives for our country.