Night fears

what is the night

except loss of day and light
when we feel inadequate and afraid?

I look past the trees black as their shadows
into the teeming sea-sky where stars shoal
wonder where the threat hides amid so much beauty

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Jane Dougherty

I used to do lots of things I didn't much enjoy. Now I am officially a writer. It's what I always wanted to be.

9 thoughts on “Night fears”

  1. I think perhaps we are afraid of the unconscious, which is what the night releases, what we suppress when the sun gives our vision and mind more work to do. (K)

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