Fear the Light of Day

Fear the Light of Day

Dark lonely shadows drifting silently through the stillness of the night.
Dark lonely shadows, whispering, come now, come toward the light.

What light I ask? What light is there for me? The light; I fail to see.

Shadows, dark & dreary,
Wrap around me like cold warmth, drifting far & near me.

Shadows, whose faces are hidden by the masks of past memory.
Shadows, whose cold frosty breath strangely warms me.
Shadows I know I should fear so why is it that the light makes me shed no more than one tear?

Dark lonely shadows fill my sleepless, restless, nights.
Yet it is the day, the hour, the future I fear, it is the light.

Dark lonely shadows crying for yesterday, crying for today, crying for the morrow.
Shadows cold & still, painfully aware that it’s not the dark that breaks hearts & creates nightmares.
It’s not the dark that brings sorrow.

Sleepless, restless, on rare occasions even painless.

Quiet movement through the dark.
Blindly treading emotional water; day & night.

Dark, motionless, timeless shadows trying to draw me into the light.
Invisible doors close in front & lock behind.

Drifting lost, drifting through shadows, my only company endless delusion.
Sometimes hearing whispers there is light, peace, safety, a conclusion.

Fear not dark, fear not the night but the day, fear the light.

Fear the Light of Day


Melbourne, Australia

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Artist's Description

I wrote this 2 years ago when I was going through a really difficult time and now that my 6 year relationship with my now EX boyfriend has ended so badly, it seemed to speak to me again, hope you all lke it.

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