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Darkness (The Appeal)

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By Paul StewartPublished 2 months ago 1 min read

There is a darkness in all of us

Even those who shine the brightest

Hide the darkest of black holes

We can run and hide from the truth

Pretend it's not real



When times are tough, we see the appeal.


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  • Gina C.2 months ago

    There is definitely a dark side of me. You speak the truth, my friend! ❤️

  • Mariann Carroll2 months ago

    I feel you on this one but I try not to stay to long in it . Dharrsheena is the expert in that , I admire her for that .

  • Oh yes, that's sooo true! I embraced my darkness with open arms, lol!

  • Cathy holmes2 months ago

    such truth there. Well done.

  • Heather Hubler2 months ago

    That last line is everything. People change when things get too hard or do things they wouldn't otherwise do. We've all got that capacity. Fantastic!

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