Late in the night, when all light turns dim,
Dark wings and claws might rise within.
In the back of the closet and under the bed,
Creatures are watching from behind your head.
Footsteps and growling can sometimes be heard,
Breathing and hissing like unspoken words.
But wait, if you listen, there’s a fairy around!
That shadow you see flickering back and forth on the ground!
Up on your dresser, what’s that? can it be?
It’s true! There’s a fairy, a tiny fairy you see.
“Don’t be afraid.” It whispers down low.
“I’m here with a message. I want you to know:”
With a still small voice the fairy tried to explain,
The mystery of the shadows, simple and plain.
“Not every shadow will be what it seems.
Not every shadow is actually mean.
Sometimes a shadow just shows what’s to come,
It’s just not yet ready and soon to be done.
With morning the dark will be brought into light.
For every new day is born first from the night.
God only knows what will come of tomorrow,
So hold to that hope; you can fly above sorrow.”
With that, and a smile, the Fairy flew away.
Rarely does a Fairy come by long to stay.
But notice in the dark of your room, you look down.
That scary pointy shadow, is actually a crown.
A prince lives in your closet and sleeps in there too.
The Fairy just left to tell him about you!
See, the Price fights the dark, and is never afraid.
He rests in his bed near the shadow You made.
So don’t be afraid when the lights all go out.
In the dark there’s a Prince and Fairies about.