Do Not Fear the Darkness
by Art Ticknor

Dylan Thomas, knowing that his father was dying, extruded his feelings into a poem that ended with the lines:

Do not go gentle into that good night.
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

Do they resonate with your own feelings?

Dylan Thomas Dylan Thomas

There is no need for fear.

My velvet blackness removes all cares,
dispels all vulnerabilities,
terminates all threat
without and within.

Immersed in me emptiness is filled,
longing is finally answered,
permanence is found.

Here, and only here, is love complete,
mother, father, mate, child, friend perfect.

Only when you have lost your self in me
will you find what you've been looking for.


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