Shadow

By With love_Crow

Who is this here
Beneath my feet
That follows me
Haunting me

It stands so clear
A beacon of darkness
So mockingly
So tauntingly

An obscure reflection
On the cement
It walks with me
Right underneath

Is that who I am?
Or am I fake?
Which is the real me?
Which is the phony?

Everything is upside down
Or right side up 
Why can't I see
What divides me?

Am I a ghost
A parasite
Grasping tightly
Onto anything

Maybe I'm just
An empty shell
Both Reflecting
And refracting

Why do I fade
Into myself
When the light leaves
And night conceives

Perhaps I'm nothing
But a past life
Still wandering
Still questioning.....


Ode to a life of curiosity.



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Copyright 2011 With love_Crow
Published on Wednesday, November 23, 2011.     Filed under: "Poetry"
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  • A former member wrote: I like how you have a continuous structure within the poem. Also, it is good as it shows questions someone could be asking about their own shadow. Wondering if it is a part of them or who is the real one. Really good :)

  • dwells On Wednesday, November 23, 2011, dwells (4513)By person wrote:

    Nice job writing on a standard theme, yet in a very engaging presentation. Well done, thanks.

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