I Find Beauty In The Darkness

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    O guiding night! O night more lovely than the dawn! O night that has united The Lover with His beloved, Transforming the beloved in her Lover. ~~ St John of the Cross in "The Dark Night." Raphael said it so well, much better than i could put into words. Yet, he uttered not a...
    amandashell amandashell
    2 Responses May 13, 2011

    O Night More Lovely Than The Dawn

    O guiding night!O night more lovely than the dawn!O night that has unitedThe Lover with His beloved,Transforming the beloved in her Lover.This is my favourite stanza from my favourite poem by St John of the Cross, "The Dark Night".The night is the life of faith.  Living for what...
    perseverer perseverer
    56-60, F
    6 Responses Apr 7, 2011

    Slipping, slowly. She knows,

    she knows. But she doesn't know it all. What she doesn't know won't hurt her But what she does could make her fall She must know what it meant Or else there would be no point She must understand she's slipping Like a ****** up joint She knows it's probably best For her to...
    GreenManley GreenManley
    22-25, M
    Dec 14, 2014

    Without the darkness,

    you'd never see the stars.
    ZenLioNESS719 ZenLioNESS719
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Oct 31, 2015

    Beauty Dark.

    I wove flowery weeds into my hair, a crown of things thought ugly amid the moonstone beads and silver bells. Purple clover clandestine whispering in my ear. "Today you will be beautiful. "It was just loud enough for me to hear beneath that saddened jingle and the wind licking my...
    gr8jesus gr8jesus
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Mar 5, 2011
    stardancer99 stardancer99
    18-21, F
    Jan 5, 2015

    you see nothing without light,

    darkness opens up the door to feeling
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    Sep 23, 2015
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