The shelter of darkness

The scary stark light very bright,

Is the reason behind my fright;

The darkness you find fearful,

Dresses me pretty and beautiful;

Afraid I am to face myself in light,

For I will lose my optimistic sight;

The dark is understanding and kind,

It makes me feel pretty when I am blind;

This darkness creates a blissful paradise,

Enjoying freedom with no need to back lies;

The darkness downs my tears I try to hide,

Allowing my fake face mask to slide;

Making me beautiful, confident and bold,

Setting soul free and enlivening multifold.

Copyright 2019 Chitkala Mulye (Chitkala Aditosh)

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18 thoughts on “The shelter of darkness

  1. very beautifully written…

    together with the genuineness/mask post.

    instead of staying in my darkness I take my mask off from the very beginning. it usually catches others off guard and within a second you know from their reaction, their face or body gestures, from what they say, who they are.

    it reveals immediately who they are. so then I know and I “manage” them accordingly, the nasty ones I mean.

    of course you need to take of your mask tactfully, cleverly, so that you don’t endanger your life or what you want to achieve. you ask a question. you say something which you value a lot, but know it shouldn’t sound like a threat for them. and then you can see

    two months ago, I told to someone who hired me that I was very happy since I enjoyed the specific job a lot.

    she frowned and looked at me angrily and said “yes, but the money is good too”

    I said, yes….but I already knew who I’m dealing with. two months later I quit because she tried to screw me pay-wise over petty-cash while the customers were all extremely happy with me

    you write from your heart. I wish/hope you have found the space & environment where you can also live with your heart

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