Last Prayer

Story Behind The Song

I wrote this for a dear friend who passed away of breast cancer. It's a paraphrasing of our phone conversations regarding our shared philosophies about life and the process of leaving this world. We believed those who are forced to leave this world throug

Song Description

A serene, soulful dialogue between a person who's dying and her impending death, as if death were an acquaintance or a friend.

Song Length 5:25 Genre Pop - General, Pop - Easy Listening
Tempo Slow (71 - 90) Lead Vocal Female Vocal
Mood Serene, Peaceful Subject Infinity, Existence
Similar Artists K.D. Lang, Paul Simon Language English
Era 2000 and later


Last Prayer (Nita Hope)
As deep as I can reach,
You?re the constant that I know
The fixed and truest thing I see
You are illumination

I wait for signs of life from you
The rush, the fear, the corner turned
You sing to me and singe my veins
Burn off the tethers to my soul
And I crave peace

You know me
You know how frightened I can be
The clamor in this world, it amazes me
Oh, I watch for you until I ache
Shed these weary bones and carry me away
And I crave peace

And in that moment
I?ll feel your touch upon me
As cold as water on my tongue
I?ll reach for you
And you will ease me
And I crave peace

Lyrics Nita Hope Music Nita Hope
Producer Nita Hope Publisher Nita Hope
Performance Nita Hope Label indie

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