It feels like 2023 marks “the dawn” after a very long night.

This “long night” being more than just the past 3 years, but the past 3 years being the darkest part. The night is darkest just before the dawn.

Slowly open, eyes.
Stretch, yawn, and gently awaken, body.

I see light on the horizon.

2023, the dawn after a very long night

I see light on the horizon