Sunday, April 17, 2011

Dear Shadow

Dear Shadow, how you change before my eyes...

As a babe, I stare at you with wonder at something new,

As an adult, I jump away from you--startled--as I think you will do harm,

As an old person, I smile--comforted by your familiar presence in my life,

As I die, you are my shroud as I move beyond into the coming unknown--seeking something new to stare at.

Dear Shadow, thank you for the company.


  1. Poignant. I just wish my own shadow would stop getting wider, ya know?

  2. Wow, aren't you being absolutely lyrical these days? Nicely done!

  3. Hey, I like that, a lot. Nice job.


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