Darkness means that there is no light at all. This happens each night when the sun sets until the moon rises, and a darkness of the soul can refer to someone who is evil and who has no goodness or redeeming qualities. A fear of darkness is common in children and many adults, because it is not possible to see your surroundings or determine if there is anything to be scared of.
You might try then, as I did, to find a sky so full of stars it will blind you again. Only no sky can blind you now. Even with all that iridescent magic up there, your eye will no longer trace constellations. Youâ€™ll care only about the darkness and youâ€™ll watch it for hours, for days, maybe even for years, trying in vain to believe youâ€™re some kind of indispensable universe-appointed sentinel, as if just by looking you could actually keep it all at bay. It will get so bad youâ€™ll be afraid to look away, youâ€™ll be afraid to sleep
I would hurl words into this darkness and wait for an echo, and if an echo sounded, no matter how faintly, I would send other words to tell, to march, to fight, to create a sense of hunger for life that gnaws in us all