The Path Lit By Darkness/Overcoming Darkness

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:54 -- lhill14

Part I: The Path lit by Darkness

Dear little light,
My little light,
Why did you fly away?
The Darkness has come and taken me,
Now who hath I to help me see?

Dear little light,
My little light,
Why must you go away?
I miss you, O’ I miss you,
Please little light stay.

Dear little light,
My little light,
I have lost my way,
The Darkness is all around me,
And the other lights have faded away.

I’m alone in this Darkness,
No light, No sound,
I’ve been forsaken,
And will never be found.

Part II: Overcoming Darkness

O' what’s this, what’s this that I see?
Is it my little light returnith to me?
No, but wait, it can’t be,
Not one or two, but a million lights I see.

They rise me up, and light my way,
Through the darkness, I'll never stray,
More and More my lights surround,
The Darkness that I had found,

And now that I can see,
And the little lights have returned to me,
The Darkness can no longer take hold,
And conquer my sanity.

Comments

lhill14

Part 1 of my poem is a symbol for my feelings when my father died in September, 2012. "My little light" represents my father in the first two stanzas and then changes to representing my family as they too were "lights fading away".

Part 2 illustrates me overcoming my grief. The "lights returnith" represent my spark to experience life again, and the "lights rise me up and light my way" symbolize my friends, God, and my family helping me find my way out of depression or "Darkness".

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