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Stephen Crane - I was in the darkness

I was in the darkness;
I could not see my words
Nor the wishes of my heart.
Then suddenly there was a great light --

"Let me into the darkness again."

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Poet: Stephen Crane
Poem: 44. I was in the darkness
Volume: The Black Riders & Other Lines
Year: Published/Written in 1905
Poem of the Day: Feb 12 2003

Comment 4 of 4, added on March 12th, 2008 at 6:57 PM.

It is so much easier to be blind to our lives; our obligations, our weaknesses, our failures, fears of the past coming back to haunt us, fears of the future not living up to our dreams, fear to act. It is easier to live in darkness, embracing ignorance

Marcy Lela from United States
Comment 3 of 4, added on January 23rd, 2007 at 7:44 PM.

This is one of the best poems that stephen has written and I like it. very powerful.

Mrs.Chris Brown from United States
Comment 2 of 4, added on July 7th, 2005 at 8:39 PM.

This reminds me of a boyfriend who just broke up with me for the second time. I am ready for the light.

yolanda from United States

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