Dark

martinak15-afraid-or-the-dark-1272x848

I am not afraid
of the dark.
The most intimate
of pains have
tortured my
mind,
have been in the murky
corners where
no winged creature
would ever stoop
to go. There was no
rescue attempt.
No intervention,
for my soul.
Just the slow and
sure adjustment.
Branded and left behind,
and the
sound of my own voice
whispering ‘Mercy’
but getting none.
A hardening
of the nerves,
and the abandonment of
the will to stand up again,
and again,
and again and again,
ultimately became
the very thing that
saved me.

Advertisements

2 thoughts on “Dark

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s