Darkness and Light

My soul struggles to break free and live
But I cannot fully release it

There is a darkness inside of me
that I cannot bring into the light

An overwhelming sense of despair
overtakes my physical presence

It takes my breath away -
I close my mind until it passes

I will never fully be free or in the light of
the living

The loss of you my son - is just to great.

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May 22, 2015
by: Ken

This is absolutely beautiful. "I close my mind until it passes" - a perfect phrase to encapsulate an all too familiar feeling.

Feb 02, 2015
darkness and light
by: Anonymous

Christine I am so sorry for the loss of your son.
We will never be the same. These words are born out of grief. It has been 4 years for me and I know this is how I am going to feel the rest of my life. God Bless You -

Jan 26, 2015
darkness and light
by: christine

My son, who was 38, has been gone for two years now. He was my life. Your poem is what I feel every day. So much darkness, the light can't come through. The lose of my son is just to great. My world was shattered when I lost my son. Your words are so true. God be with us all.

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