There in the Quiet

The lights have gone out.

Once my eyes adjust I will find a wall.

I’m going to sit for awhile, there in the quiet, and let my anxiety calm.

Sink into my sadness.

I won’t fight right away.

It’s comfortable there in the dark.

But, when I’m ready I’ll slide my hand along the wall and follow it to the light.

Not knowing how long the walk is.

That’s why I brought comfortable shoes.

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11 Responses to There in the Quiet
  1. Alison
    October 13, 2012 | 8:48 am

    *hugs* Take care of yourself, okay?

    • multitaskingmumma
      October 14, 2012 | 7:57 pm

      Thank you Alison. I’m lucky to have a family who helps me out

  2. Nic
    October 13, 2012 | 6:31 pm

    Thinking of you!!!! Love you!!!! XOXO

    • multitaskingmumma
      October 14, 2012 | 7:56 pm

      thank you for just being you

  3. teresa
    October 13, 2012 | 8:57 pm

    Sad when you feel it coming. I hope it’s just a short walk in the dark. Sending virtual hugs and love.

    • multitaskingmumma
      October 14, 2012 | 7:56 pm

      I’m so hoping its only short. I hate never knowing

  4. Leigh Ann
    October 14, 2012 | 10:17 am

    Oh, my heart. I love you, sisterwife. This was beautiful. I see hope.

    • multitaskingmumma
      October 14, 2012 | 7:55 pm

      love you Leigh Ann xo

  5. Jenny
    October 14, 2012 | 11:36 am

    Big hugs, my love. Keep following the light.

    • multitaskingmumma
      October 14, 2012 | 7:55 pm

      Thanks Jenny. I’m trying

  6. Shanon
    October 23, 2012 | 11:35 pm

    I am behind on my reading and I am just getting to this post after reading today’s post. I am truly sorry for your sadness and for your loss. Your writing, however, is so beautiful. Your words and the visuals you create with them blow me away. I, too, hope the walk is a short one.
    take care,

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