At Night

At night,

Yes, at night

When my wandering, lonely shadow

Is the only company I have,

When the complaining sound of my heartbeats

Is the only sound that reaches my thirsty ears,

When heartless darkness scratch

My hungry eyes,

When hot sighs are sacrificed

Upon the alter of my trembling lips,

When my searching hands are cut

By the ruthless emptiness around me,

I fall on my knees,

Cross my bleeding fingers,

Close my wet eyes,

And wait

for the Light yet to come.

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