Into the Light

we shield eyes from the light,
crawl from our dark
pages of soul tearing
verse,
searching for validation
in a word,
reaction,
reply.

wondering simply if
there is anyone there,
anyone listening,
any understanding
of what the pen
has left on the
page

Beautiful blond lady shields her eyes from the...

(Photo credit: mikebaird)

For the Carry on Tuesday prompt, and a follow up to The Way Back.

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7 Comments

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7 responses to “Into the Light

  1. And a fine question it is, too!

  2. I am always profoundly affected by what your pen leaves on the page, Mark. And yes, “searching for validation in a word”…oh, how I relate to this.

  3. good take and a great question…does anybody care…does anybody read…is anybody there?… the answer comes from the old fishing pond…yes if we have the right bait…

  4. Oh, this is so true. What a lovely way to express the writer’s yearnings to which I well relate.

  5. this is a splendid one.. i love the take on it..and very well written…

Some of what I write is true, some is fiction; most is merely possibility.

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