Saturday, January 21, 2017

Self Portrait (Seeing Red)


January 21, 2017 - "Self Portrait (Seeing Red)"

There's always a bright white light that shines on my right... yet I'm always aware of the presence of a dark red light flickering on my left.

The bright white light tries its hardest to guide me away from the dark red light...

... while the dark red light tries its hardest to turn my gaze in its direction.

Even when bathed in the beauty of the bright white light... the dark red light dances at the edge of my peripheral vision, trying so desperately for me to notice it... trying so desperately to get me to come to it like a moth to a flame.

As beautiful as the bright white light is... sometimes I find that I give in to the red light's dance.

Then, in tears, I fall.

Yet the bright white light is always there to surround me and to show me the way back up again - without question.

Today - though the red light flickers brightly at the corner of my eye, I'm desperately reaching towards the white light... begging to be pulled from the darkness.

Desperately reading towards the white light...

...begging to be pulled from the darkness.

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