Sunday, March 25, 2007

Night and Day



Eyes open to darkness
The room, heavy with silence
Bears down
In the murky hours before dawn
Tentacles of fear creep up the spine

Breathe...breathe...

Dawn breaks
The room, filled with light
Opens the eyes to promise
Fear retreats into dim corners
Resolve returns

Breathe!


12 Comments:

Blogger Anvilcloud said...

I hear you.

4:26 PM  
Blogger Tammy said...

Hey Spike! I know this fear and feel the light. Beautiful!

Bro came Sunday at 3pm until today at 2pm. Will call DSL ASAP :)

MISS YOU
XXOO

7:09 PM  
Blogger KGMom said...

Pam, you are so right--breathe, breathe.
And after the darkest hour of midnight, dawn comes.

8:11 PM  
Blogger Cuppa said...

Been there, felt that! The morning brings such sweet relief doesn't it? We just have to breathe and hang on until the morning.

12:08 PM  
Blogger Laurie said...

Oh wow! That is amazing...

4:43 PM  
Blogger Bitterroot said...

Your writing is very powerful, Pam. I'm glad spring is in your life.

11:09 PM  
Blogger Thailand Gal said...

Eek. Yes. Hear you, too....


Peace,

~Chani

12:23 PM  
Blogger Tammy said...

Holy shazam Batman you received an award! To the batcave!


Phone & DSL good!

6:18 PM  
Blogger Ginnie said...

You are so talented, Pam. This is lovely and, like everyone else has said, I can really relate.

10:11 AM  
Blogger Cathy said...

That picture is incredible. The poem captures those hours that are so cruel and lonely. The promise of daybreak is our salvation. Wonderful post, Pam.

9:44 PM  
Blogger Mama P said...

I need to remember to breathe quite a bit. Thanx.

12:56 AM  
Blogger maureen said...

pam, you are an inspiration in the way you intentionally transform your fears and shadows into something positive. REally strong words.

1:18 PM  

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