Light in the Darkness

Brave and Reckless

Thank you Jasper Kerkau, the rest of the Sudden Denouement Literary Collective and the other lights (Felicia, Rob, etc.) who have been shining for me this cold December.


It has already

Been a long cold winter

Of the soul

For many of us


The losses large

The future uncertain

We are often

Filled with fear, with unease


My own mood

Has given me a severe

Case of vertigo

Of whiplash


More changeable

Than the weather

Low and then lower then lower still

Anxious, irritable


Even I tire

Of the volume

Of poems

I have written


About loneliness

About isolation

About endless tears

About walking in the twilight


My mood is a suit that does

Not quite fit my body

Or fit my soul

This winter


And yet. . .

And yet. . .

There are lights in the

This darkness


Bright shining souls

Whose luminosity

May dim from time…

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Author: Sudden Denouement

A Literary Collective

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