And in the shadows it lurks, a constant calling, inviting me home. It urges to emerge, to come out, to send me back in in its place.
I always said "not now". Now I say "nevermore"...
... but we both know I dread the day the calling will not be an invite, and may overpower me.
... and we both know that, above all else, I dread the day the calling will not come.