Deadly night giving way
To joy of a dawning new day
Darkness swept away.

Bright, clear light
Soothing frightened spirits
Embracing tattered souls.

Raising up their kind hearts
Holding til they alone can do
Tragic loss gaining something new.

Be kind, be felt
For you in turn
Shall do.
~ Patrice 

© Patrice Clarkson Р2011