Now I Lay Me Down

self portrait_23And now I lay me down to sleep.  My gods …
what gods?
I pray my soul … imagined soul to keep.
And if I die
before I wake … if I die,
my gods, whatever-gods,
I pray, if I should die
before I wake … if I die,
dear distant gods,
if I should …

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