Stephanie van Oudtshoorn

Rookie (1 September 1986 / East London, South Africa)

Darkness And Light - Poem by Stephanie van Oudtshoorn

Torn between darkness and light
In the darkness you can hide
creep away into yourself
It's where you're safe
safe from yourself

But in the light you're living
you're alive and you breath
you hurt you cry
you're all exposed and you can be seen

Into the shadows you crawl
creep creep and hide
It's where you get yourself to go away

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  • (10/18/2005 3:03:00 PM)

    I think this is a very strong poem. I know I find myself hiding in the 'dark' often. Sincerely, Mary (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, April 23, 2005

Poem Edited: Wednesday, May 5, 2010

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