If You Chose

If you chose, you could dwell in midnight shade,

Covered in shadows, a shroud of despair;

The darkness would hide, your infirmities fade,

If you chose the safety of blackened lair.

But here in the sunshine, your beauty blooms,

Radiance spills from your vulnerable stance;

Reflecting Creator, created resumes,

Tripping the light fantastic in dance.

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6 comments on “If You Chose

  1. Petro Neagu says:

    It’s true, we get to chose if wed like to live in the dark or the light, to be happy or miserable. I so admire the way you send deep meaning messages through your poems!

    • melodylowes says:

      It is because I struggle to know the truth in my own soul that I explore all of these issues with poetry – and I find the courage to keep searching for all that is real and beautiful! Thank you as always for your amazing support… 🙂

      • Petro Neagu says:

        I see what you mean. I have been through some confusing times myself, about 4 years ago when my anxiety disorder came to the highest point. Now I’m either too sedated 🙂 or I’ve just made peace with myself.

      • melodylowes says:

        I learn all the time how to cope better, how to restrain negative thinking, how to choose well and give myself more of a chance to succeed. It is a real skill that needs a lot of practice! I think it is wise to make peace with yourself – much less like an inner war going on…

  2. Caddo Veil says:

    I’m mesmerized! You make words dance so magically!! Ooooh, the light just burns!

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