In Darkness

A light
On for me.
I fear darkness
And all it’s shadows.
My mind plays tricks on me
When I can hear but not see
My senses heighten, I’m afraid
Please don’t leave me here alone tonight.
I hear you breathe in the silence
You whisper my name aloud
I feel your presence near:
No-one hears my cries
The darkness calls,
Please leave one



About pensitivity101

I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination and wacky sense of humour which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and am a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! In November 2020, we lost our beloved Maggie who adopted us as a 7 week old pup in March 2005. We decided to have a photo put on canvas as we had for her predecessor Barney. We now have three pictures of our fur babies on the wall as we found a snapshot of Kizzy, my GSD when Hubby and I first met so had hers done too. On February 24th 2022 we were blessed to find Maya, a 13 week old GSD pup who has made her own place in our hearts. You can follow our training methods, photos and her growth in my blog posts. From 2014 to 2017 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat where we made strong friendships both on and off the water. We were close to nature enjoying swan and duck families for neighbours, and it was a fascinating chapter in our lives. We now reside in a small bungalow on the Lincolnshire coast where we have forged new friendships and interests.
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3 Responses to In Darkness

  1. scifihammy says:

    The power of one little light is amazing.
    Lovely poem 🙂

    • Thanks Sci. I’m not comfortable in the dark as noise seems to amplify. We keep a child’s night light on in the bedroom for Maggie as her eyesight isn’t as good as it used to be and she finds it difficult to judge distances (she missed the bed one night and hurt her shoulder when we were at MSM). I confess I do find it reassuring.

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