I’m still alive tonight

I’m still alive tonight
I can feel my heart beating
Emotions on the surface of my skin
I can hear my breathing
Wind upon those bedsheet sails
Spirit broods over the deep
I see an image of my Father
And he bids me:" Come and sleep"
No one is sleeping down the hallway
No one is here beside me now
And the loneliness
like a fever
Is hot upon my brow
I know life is more than just survival
But that’s all that I can see
I’m still alive tonight
And that’s good enough for me