Tenebrous Friend

Tenebrous Friend

 

 

We revel in the light

Hang stings of sparkling bulbs

to help us forget that darkness

exists, to erase our fears of unknown

matter. We turn our backs on

the night and worship the sun

How quickly we forget that nightfall

is the one friend that will keep our secrets

 

 

this poem

Poetic Asides – Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 413 – a recognition poem

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this poem ….

would like to recognize
the lined paper and pink-ink pen
that made my appearance possible
without their support I would
be just random thoughts escaping
into the atmosphere
they pushed and prodded my
words into being
arranged them and rearranged
them until they were ready
to shine a light in the darkness
to offer hope to the hopeless
to make a wish for peace for
all who read ….
this poem

light and dark

image

(photo by Tess Kincaid)

seekers of light
we turn our backs to
the darkness

pretend it doesn’t exist
admire the shiny lights
the baubles that twinkle

call loudly to us ” look at me”
and we can not hear the
whispers of nightly struggles

bright star lures us closer
warms our cold hearts until
we turn to embrace those who

live in the shadows