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LEAVE THE LIGHT ON

Someone left a light on,
high up on a hill.
For those in deep water,
or looking for another pill.

For those who feel abandoned,
or beaten by the waves.
For those who took a wrong turn,
which left others broken and betrayed.

A beam through the darkness,
a welcoming light.
A sign of compassion,
a way out of the plight.

A shot of hope in the coldness.
A warm embrace without words.
No agenda but love.
No voice lecturing to be heard.

No photo shoot for Facebook.
No campaigning for a vote.
Just a simple light left on,
a symbol of care for a lost boat.

Gouache & Acrylic on canvas
24 x 30 x 1.5 in 
2019
N/A
LEAVE THE LIGHT ON Someone left a light on, high up on a hill. For those in deep water, or looking for another pill. For those who feel abandoned, or beaten by the waves. For those who took a wrong turn, which left others broken and betrayed. A beam through the darkness, a welcoming light. A sign of compassion, a way out of the plight. A shot of hope in the coldness. A warm embrace without words. No agenda but love. No voice lecturing to be heard. No photo shoot for Facebook. No campaigning for a vote. Just a simple light left on, a symbol of care for a lost boat. Gouache & Acrylic on canvas 24 x 30 x 1.5 in 2019 N/A