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O Light Invisible (Light Within)

In lapping waves did light recede,
as light within my mind so grieved.
O, light that took no form or mien,
yet rushed along to softly fade;
to shrink as slowly did the day.
 
A child looked up into the night
and felt as if he was that bright;
within his heart his soul took flight,
high above an innocence
deeply felt, deeply found:
How I was that child once,
unafraid, unbound.
 
How, removed from  
perception, direction,
I was a ray of light in reflection;
a light unfettered, unknowing of domain
gone far afield and free to reign
O'er the small and in the proud,
beaming wide and singing loud:
 
A light to the ones who hide among crowds
shone into corners to illuminate the Night.
 
(We scurry about under this glare
as ones who, hopeful only dare).
 
                   .....
PoetsRevenge
Author's Note
Written for the ' The Love Song Of T.S. Elliot' comp.
Inspired by 'O Light Invisible' by T.S. Elliot
https://www.poeticous.com/t-s-eliot/o-light-invisible?filter=famous
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