hemmed within the shell
of blackness, complete blackness
I see silent light
like a hermit's solitude
hovering in a cocoon
This is my first attempt at Tanka.
Like Haiku, it is also a Japanese form of poetry but a lot older in terms of origin. It has five lines extending up to 31 syllables in a pattern of 5-7-5-7-7.
To learn something new on your own, is happiness.