Poem: One Small Light

The darkness surrounded me
The dark tide
Beating against my shore
Only a small light remained
I lost my will to live
Yet I hung on
For that small light
Was hope and love
And a little voice
Would not let go
Not let me end it all
My pain and suffering
The Anxiety and the Darkness
So I struggled on
Despite it all
And over time
That one small light
Grew larger and brighter
Now it outshines the Darkness
And I have learned
It will never go all the way out
And that gives me the strength
To go on in peace

Published by Devin Hogg

My name is Devin Hogg. I was born and raised in Carnarvon, Ontario, Canada. I moved to Guelph, Ontario, Canada in 2009 for university and lived here ever since. In my free time, I enjoy reading, watching TV and movies, going on long walks, swimming, and practicing Chen style Tai Chi. I love to write poetry and blog regularly about topics such as mental health, sci-fi/fantasy series, faith, sexuality, and politics.

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