cover me,

my prayer oh lord,

like the north star

hanging on the wall of my broken mind

cover me,

and protect me from my burden

dragged around (like) an old ox mule,

shoulders hunched

grunting in peril

chewing (on) the cud of cessation

and praying

cover me

like the wind covers the ocean sea

cover me

my lord

like the stars of the night

cover my eyes

cover my heart with your hands

hands divine

and kiss

kiss divine

lord (that) you will listen

my heart sings, pleads

I carry around my begging bowl

and eat without questioning

protect me

oh lord cover my entire being

with your divine feet

feet divine

and hand me my lord

soaked in my (un)cried tears

my bleating heart


my lord

let me not