Don’t be frightened of your shadows.
Without darkness, how would you know
the subtle shining of a nascent light?
Instead, delight in the blurry edges—
twilight-tinted corners, forever shielded
from the moon’s softhearted gleam.
Embrace those small, wakeful hours,
when truth and dream intertwine, rising
on fragile wings from Spirit’s fruitful fields.
(c) 2019, by Hannah Six
Image: Migsihi Kōtarō. Butterflies Flying above Clouds. (1934).
Oil on canvas. Via Wikimedia Commons