By Russ Towne

Darkness dominates.
It starts with a faint glow.
Chipping away.
Until only a wisp remains
To hold it back.
Then that too dissolves.

Is the above a description of:
The sun shining through on a cloudy day?
A sunrise?
The creation of a new idea or solution?
A memory being recalled?
A spiritual (re-)awakening?
The replacement of a bad habit with a good one?
The bursting forth of new life?
The lighting of a candle?
The emergence of hope fromd despair?
Love replacing loneliness?
The beginning of a new vision?
The emergence of forgiveness?
Unloading of an emotional burden?
Rising from the depths of the ocean to the sunlight?
Heading into the Earth’s atmosphere from outer space?
All of the above?
Something else?

It is for you to decide, my friend.

About russtowne

My wife and I have been married since 1979. We have 3 adult children and 5 grandchildren. I manage a wealth management firm that I founded in 2003. My Beloved is a Special Education teacher for Kindergartners and First Graders. I'm a published author of approximately 60 books in a variety of genres for grownups and children. In addition to my family, friends, investing, and writing, my passions include reading, watching classic movies, experiencing waves crashing on rocky shores, hiking in ancient redwood forests, and the beauty of kindness and nature.
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