Bright light of the future
Shining on the present
Always present
Sometimes in the background
But always there
Though I can't always feel you
or see you
I know you are there
Your cousin, melancholia
sometimes shrouds me
Like a heavy blanket
blocking out the light
Your light
But you are there
In the same way that the moon
is not illuminated on its own
But merely reflects the sun
I, in fact
reflect you
Your light
And in my darkest times
my own personal darkness
Your light
Like the sliver of a new moon
but with the promise of fullness
hanging low in the sky
Guides me
Saves me
For without you
There is only darkness
And my prayer
is that you make me shine
with your light
From the inside out.
Illuminating the darkness