Only From Here

By Liliana Kohann

There was no room for me
On the sunny meadow
So I bowed my head down
And moved…
To the shadow.

And I stood there watching
How others rejoice
Feeling poignant sorrow,
No hope and
No choice.

Yet, it’s only from here,
From this dreary sight,  
From this deep, deep darkness
That I saw
        The Light.

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