The tunnel – A poem #writephoto

This poem was written for Sue Vincent’s Thursday photo prompt. You can join in the fun here: https://scvincent.com/2017/06/22/thursday-photo-prompt-the-tunnel-writephoto/.

Man caught in the light at the end of the tunnel

The tunnel stretches ahead,

Dark, dreary and damp,

It follows an upward curve,

Just like a stone ramp.

 

The floor is slimy and slick,

Water drips from the roof,

I try to stay controlled and calm,

To appear cool and aloof.

 

Something brushes my cheek,

The velvety wings of a bat,

Filling me with disgust,

It looks like a flying rat.

 

In the dimness ahead,

A patch of golden light,

I step forward with vigour,

My soul fills with delight.

 

The brightness of day,

Of goodness serves to remind,

My faith is restored,

All negative though is declined.

 

Robbie and Michael Cheadle are the co-authors of the Sir Chocolate Book series and Robbie Cheadle is the author of Silly Willy goes to Cape Town (coming soon)

 

 

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