Light and its lack

Light
and its Lack
is as far as
we can see
as far as
we can tell
the difference between
spark
glare
glow
flare
and the
Quintessence
in which it all burns

Take me
to a place
where no Light
penetrates
Find me
the darkest corner
void of any
color
Meet me
in the deepest Shadows
where the Sun
will disown us

And I will show you
the road we travel
is true Black
Quench the lamp
at your feet
and let the rest
of you see
for once
Quit looking
and feel
the inside
of your eyelids

Creatures of Light
conceived in the Night
most fearful of that
which stays out of sight
Scared of the Dark
since being pushed
from the womb
how quick we forget
Light is our Kin
but Darkness
our Home

©JEREMY RUZICH

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