The Deception of Sunlight

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“The Deception of Sunlight”

Losses toss me around like the wind that flows through the trees.

 

Screaming for reprieve,

I fall to my knees

 

The sun silently beams,

Providing nothing but heat, no relief.

 

Shield the sun from me,

It blinds me from belief.

 

Light is a foreign concept,

Darkness is the truth.

 

Bright rays shed the illusion light is still abounding

A mockery of reality,

Darkness reigns with evil surrounding.

 

Backed into a corner,

Pushed to the edge

Forced to let go.

 

Shield me from the sun,

The light lies to me.

 

Out of control,

For independence, I plea.

 

Helpless on my own,

Though I fight on the right side.

 

Losing the battle,

Despite all I’ve tried.

 

I scream into the light,

Take me into your glow.

 

Within the fight,

I feel every blow.

 

Fighting with all I am,

I reject the darkness calling.

 

Chained to circumstance,

In hellfire I am falling.

 

The radiating light ridicules the truth.

The truth of my strength being stolen in my youth.

 

Light, Be more than a false hope in the air.

Light, Please unchain me from despair.

Light, Bring me back to life.

Light, I struggle to survive.

 

Powerless to change my fate,

For reverie I sit and wait.

 

Darkness seethes into my soul,

Dying as life takes its toll.

 

My chains around my wrist I feel,

Fears abound that this is real.

 

A reality I cannot fight,

I can only look towards the light.

-Winslow E. Dixon ©

 

 

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