Mommy, is it time to go to bed?
Yes Dearest, the day has gone thin.
Mommy, is it getting dark?
Yes Honey, the dark is deep and heavy.
Mommy, help me get dressed?
Yes Baby, you’ve got to look your best.
Mommy, will you tuck me in?
Yes Sweetheart, lay down and close your eyes.
Mommy, sing a lullaby?
Yes Precious, amazing grace will help you rest.
Mommy, read me a story?
Yes My Love, I’ll read of ashes and dust.
Mommy, leave a light on?
No Darling, your bed is too far from the sky.
Mommy, look for bedbugs?
No Starlight, the worms will always find a way in.
Mommy, can I have a drink of water?
No Little One, there is no water down there.
Mommy, check for monsters?
No Sunshine, the monster has already come and gone.
Mommy, please stay with me?
No My Child, where you go I cannot yet follow
Mommy, will I see you tomorrow?
No Angel, our time is over.