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The insomnia prayer

God of counted minutes circle me back home to you © Meisaan Chan

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I wake up in the night and you lull me back to sleep

I wake up in the night and you lull me back to sleep your tender touch upon my furrowed heart soothing, soothing, soothing © Meisaan Chan

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The morning after

After a sleepless night of breathing and thinking and fearing and wandering I stumble through this day-too-bright; be vigilant, O Lord, and stand watch over me for I cannot; I am dazed; I cannot © Meisaan Chan

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O tender sleep, come my way

O tender sleep, come my way may I keep a safe home for you to settle and settle and settle © Meisaan Chan  

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Insomnia

  In the middle of the night endless arms stretch in all directions the eternal, dark cradle; God, help me stop fighting help me give into your warmth     © Meisaan Chan  

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