what lights us

"into the light" Mobius Faith

“into the light” Mobius Faith. From http://mobiusfaith.wordpress.com/

brighter
than poured concrete
cracking into gravel
underfoot, this door shows

there is light moved toward
& light that finds

today the EXIT
frames the obvious

only path
through dark

the way out

At Dverse today, we are seeking inspiration from photographs taken by Mobius Faith.  Thank you, Terry, for lending us your images today.

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About Susan L Daniels

I am a firm believer that politics are personal, that faith is expressed through action, and that life is something that must be loved and lived authentically--or why bother with any of it?
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33 Responses to what lights us

  1. Miriam E. says:

    “there is light moved toward
    & light that finds”
    these two lines made me sigh… feel lighter somehow. great words, susan… wonderful composition.

  2. brian miller says:

    smiles…def go to the light this time…there is a great relief when we see that door…that exit….especially when we have been trapped in those dark places….def feel lighter….like i said…a relief…

  3. Yes, the doors swing both ways, I like that you see it as a way out. Very excellent interp of the photo!

  4. mobius faith says:

    Really nice poem. “exit frames the obvious” is such a cool phrase. Love what you did here. 🙂

  5. nelle says:

    Looks like something I built. 😉

    Light moving towards and light that finds… sounds ominous.

    • Oh–interesting take–I like the ominous slant you saw, although I saw the exact opposite– I saw the same as comforting. That’s the beauty of poetry–the multiple layered possibilities…

  6. ManicDdaily says:

    Well done – though hard to go through the dark part. k.

  7. marousia says:

    Love the vividness of your images

  8. Beth Winter says:

    There is an optimism here in the light. Well written

  9. janehewey says:

    this is beautiful. simply beautiful. I especially love your opening paragraph, the hard edged imagery. concrete, gravel… underfoot.

  10. claudia says:

    the way into the light…i think you capture the atmosphere perfectly…the hope that comes with walking through that door

  11. ‘there is light moved toward / & light that finds’ ~ just perfect for this pic

  12. Green Speck says:

    Beautiful … loved the image and the flow of your words !!!

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  14. Mary says:

    Nicely penned. Yes, the only way out of the darkness is THROUGH it. There is no other way!

  15. Susan says:

    How the light draws us moths toward it and the freedom it promises. I love that you have the light moving, that you keep the light central as a soft moving space beyond solid dark concrete.

  16. Beautiful, Susan. 🙂

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