The Light Went Out

Peter Gates

The light went out of life for me.

Lost love. Lost desire. Lost poetry.

Lost all I had that made me me.

But have found new love now, fortunately.

Hope shines brighter daily and now I see

I only faltered, stumbled temporarily.

Didn't really lose and I shall be

Back here, inspired, unencumbered, free.

  • Author: Pete (Pseudonym) (Offline Offline)
  • Published: October 23rd, 2023 06:08
  • Category: Reflection
  • Views: 7
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Comments5

  • Thomas W Case

    Excellent work Pete.

    • Peter Gates

      Thanks much, Thomas (Tom?)

    • Bobby O

      A declaration Ad art is rtgrct on many levels. All in all it gladdened me afyer a generated deep peruse.

      • Peter Gates

        Thanks, Bobby O, good to be back.

        • Bobby O

          Ditto

        • Parisab

          I’m glad to see you every time you return inspired and light hearted…

          • Peter Gates

            Thank you, glad to be back. Enjoy yourself.

          • Bellbell_060609

            Beautiful work

            • Peter Gates

              Thank you so much. Have fun, always!

            • Garth Rakumakoe

              A beautiful life recoil, Mr Gates, and a necessary one too... Finding one's self once again. Re-establishing one's footsteps in a new direction, towards a new sunrise - Well depicted sir.



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