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Genesis
Macbear73

Born in the shadows
 1
the small boy looks at the sun
 2
and, frightened by the light,
 3
retreats into darkness
 4
 
 
In the darkness
 5
the young man forgets about the sun
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and, closing his heart to the light,
 7
lets in the blackness
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In the blackness
 9
faith dies, along with dreams of the sun
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and, despairing of ever seeing the light,
 11
prepares for eternal night
 12
 
 
In the night
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hope stirs and sees a tiny gleam in the distance
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enchanted by the light
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advances into the shadows
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In the shadows
 17
a beautiful woman is born, vibrant and complete,
 18
no longer frightened
 19
she steps into the sunshine
 20

24 May 07


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Interesting imagery!
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I'm sure this must be about something....but what?
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Would it help if I told you what, or who, it was about?
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I like the link from the last line of each stanza to the first line of the next
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