Drawn into Dark


strong shafts push back
the dusk,

color cupped in this

slice of day,
a silver heartbeat

in shadow’s slow embrace,

cooling strands
of light

in the slow

and undulating rhythms
of the night.


“…God gives rest to his loved ones.” Psalm 127:2

“…when you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.” Proverbs 3:24

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12 responses to “Drawn into Dark

  1. Beautiful photo and words apropose


  2. sigh…this just feels good…i love the wianing day for its beauty and the night for its cool relaxing touch…


  3. Very encouraging, uplifting and well written.


  4. You could have penned this piece while watching my Sonoran sunset. Gorgeous!


  5. This is fantastic! What lush writing, and descriptions–mmmm very soothing and just lovely. “a silver heartbeat caught in shadow’s slow embrace” love that!


  6. Beautiful, Cindee, photo and verse. The added scripture was a beautiful touch. I particularly liked the Proverbs.


  7. REALLY lovely, Cindee!


  8. danadampier

    I love the relaxing and peaceful vibes this poem is sending out. It’s such a beautiful time of day!


  9. Lovely piece, wonderful imagery. I like the soothing scriptures too.


  10. pastordt

    You must be feeling better, stronger – because beautiful poetry is flowing through your fingertips once again. Thanks for this one.


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