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A Still Reaction

Let’s take the blue light down in our room
We don’t have to think like that anymore
The dark doesn’t need help being itself
Light a candle instead to fight its nature
Let it see a rare glow from a human heart
Angels know our suffering from the inside
That’s why they help discover our light

I only need time to recover, silently now
Yes, turn the light off, maybe take it down
The room’s dark now, still you want to see
The wires quietly remain, they remember
But what I would say, I can now only think
I buy time that way, and you are unaware
Let me walk alone for a bit, in my shadows

Bury my tongue in the strength of a whisper
Plant my voice in fertile fields of wisdom
Color my eyes not with what only I imagine
When I open them, what will my mind see
The dusty wash of a river that once gave life
Or the knowledge that the water will return
Put the blue light back, I will know if it’s me


Mark Lecuona (author) from Austin, Texas on June 12, 2019:

Thank you Brenda! I appreciate your kind words. Yes, solitude in the dark can help you focus inwardly.

BRENDA ARLEDGE from Washington Court House on June 05, 2019:

Great use of words in this piece of work. Sometimes solitude in the dark gives way to enlightening our inner souls.

Good read.

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