Perhaps I shall return someday
Once more to stand before this
Valley of the Winds
Guardian of the Night
will fill my Cup and bid me drink, once again
of stygian nights in half remembered dreams
Sacred Barren Ground.
But my heart will still remember those
Ageless Hymns of old.
Which stirred my soul with their
and made my spirit bold.
For my task is not to seek some
nor make the darkness bright.
It is to walk with Faith amidst the gloom
Undaunted, Unafraid & Undiminished
by the darkness
raleigh michael smith - 2000