88B. Spiritual: Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child

1 Sometimes I feel like a motherless child.
Sometimes I feel like a motherless child.
Sometimes I feel like a motherless child,
a long ways from home, a long ways from home.

2 Sometimes I feel like I’m almost gone.
Sometimes I feel like I’m almost gone.
Sometimes I feel like I’m almost gone,
a long ways from home, a long ways from home.

Text Information
First Line: Sometimes I feel like a motherless child
Title: Spiritual: Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child
Publication Date: 2012
Scripture:
Topic: Affliction; Church Year: Good Friday; Darkness (18 more...)
Source: Afro-American spiritual
Notes: The stanzas of this spiritual may be used as a framing of the psalm or as a refrain for portions of the psalm. The reading of the psalm may be accompanied by a solo voice, ensemble, or congregation humming the melody.
Tune Information
Name: MOTHERLESS CHILD
Key: e minor
Source: Afro-American spiritual



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