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Poem: Song of the Child with Simeon

  • Dr Robin Gibbons

Simeon with the Christ Child in the Temple by Rembrandt

Simeon with the Christ Child in the Temple by Rembrandt

Song of the Child with Simeon


Whose are those dimmed eyes I see?
I feel safe, held well,
By a warm, deep, growling voice.

I cannot quite focus on this person,
But I know he is about to be born-

Not like I am now,
but into a greater whole.

Go well old man,

Adieu!

Go towards the Light!

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