Somanathan Iyer


My Shadow - Poem by Somanathan Iyer

Shadow is inseparable companion
It is said to give it some credibility!
Uninvited it follows me wherever I go
Depending on the power of lights
It projects my image in funny shapes
With long nose and bulged tummy
A true caricature drawn by nature!
Falling in front or back or sideways
It follows me only to be stamped
Upon by fellow walkers or speeding vehicles
Embarrassing me much more
It falls on all unwanted and disgusting things
When I have to walk through slums and slush
Shadow is inseparable companion
It is said only to add it some credibility!


Comments about My Shadow by Somanathan Iyer

  • Gold Star - 9,895 Points Heather Wilkins (8/31/2013 12:00:00 PM)

    a little humor is always good to read nice work (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 6,962 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (8/12/2013 10:18:00 PM)

    Nice poem thought provoking points and tinge of humor. Please also read my recent poem 'Shadow Magic'. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,791 Points Dave Walker (8/8/2013 11:09:00 AM)

    A great poem, like it. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, August 8, 2013

Poem Edited: Wednesday, August 28, 2013


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