I hurt inside and feel wonderful to all around me.

Pain in the pores of the heartless

I am but a shadow of the most beautiful tree in all the world that people come from miles to gawk at. They don't see how I hurt inside from the shame of being envious of my maker and the hate of the sun that moves me from day to day. I am despised by onlookers who wish that light ruled the Earth. But light is what fuels the darkness of shadows. I am just an extinstion of this tree that dances like thousands of ballerinas in a pit of fire when the wind blows with furious anger. Leave me to embrace my sin and live my death every day as a shadow of this exquisite life.

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peachpurple 3 years ago from Home Sweet Home

simply beautiful. You are good at words. Well constructed with deep feelings. Voted beautiful


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mikielikie 3 years ago from Texas Author

Thank you so much. You are too kind.

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