Dark

There is darkness
That taints my soul.
Everything I see
Is in shades of this dark light.
I am hurtful, unattached,
And condescending,
Owing to this darkness.
But ultimately,
I embrace the shadow in me,
Because it is my own mind,
So afraid of being hurt,
That it steps forward
To hurt others.

-A (@firstdraftpoet on twitter)

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