Shadow: A Poem

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I stand guard behind you,

Letting the light fall upon your face,

As your constant companion,

I will never leave you alone in the dark,

I can't reflect your image,

But I will mirror you, always.


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Jodah 2 years ago from Queensland Australia

A good description of a shadow as a companion. well done.


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Monis Mas 2 years ago

Beautiful... So reassuring, so comforting. I love it!!!!


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Ebower 2 years ago from Georgia Author

Jodah: Thanks!

Monis Mas: I'm so glad you love it! It's comforting to know we're never alone.


2 years ago

So is this about a husband, or the presence of God?


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Ebower 2 years ago from Georgia Author

f: Actually, neither; I was just personifying a shadow.


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BlossomSB 2 years ago from Victoria, Australia

Fascinating poem - reminds me of a little one we learned as children, it began: 'I have a little shadow that goes in and out with me

And what can be the use of it is more than I can see....


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

Clever and so much said in so few words. A great poem and voted up.

Eddy.

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