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Darkness and Light

Updated on February 5, 2013

Darkness and Light

As we grow

we see things

differently.

What once was pure

is now dark and cold.

Kinda like my heart

and soul.

Perhaps it is just

pure evil that

has taken hold.

One can not deny

their inner thoughts

or feelings.

To see themselves

cut and bleed

and hope the scars

disappear.

No one talks

about their

darkness.

Only hope and

light, and new

passages.

Our lives take

many twists and turns.

As the years pass by

the bumps get bumpier.

The forks in the road

become more dense

And at times it seems

we have lost our sense.

Our sense of control,

what is right

and what is wrong.

Yeah, I might be

one messed up chick

but the bumps I

have hurdled are many.

With each and every one

a new lesson learned.

© Published World Poetry Movement 2012

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    • Jackie Lynnley profile image

      Jackie Lynnley 5 years ago from The Beautiful South

      Very good.

      Welcome to hubpages.

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      slightlyjaded 5 years ago from Arkansas

      Thank you. Glad to be here.

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      Rebecca Mealey 5 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

      You express yourself beautifully. Welcome aboard!

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      solara0825 5 years ago from Murrells Inlet SC

      A very moving poem. The truth lies deep within each word.

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