of a dark mind

Speak softly
to yourself
as you wander
the night
of the mind

will settle itself
and bliss comes
in some form
even if only
for a moment

Another misspent night
of lost and hopeless

Light a last cigarette
like a candle
for the dead

Watch the sky
for the blue light
of a new day

Only then can you
lay down
and rest
your weary

(D. James)

2 responses to “of a dark mind

  1. Fabulous imagery of the way a mind works. I like the renewed hope even if there is an underlying resentment of dissatisfaction.

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