Lawerence Mize, Sr.

Rookie - 325 Points (October 29,1949 / Baltimore, Maryland)

Shadows - Poem by Lawerence Mize, Sr.

The shadows come
The shadows go
Usually when I'm weak
Or feeling really low

Omens from beyond
Signs to let me know
The time is coming near
When I'll know its time to go

The shadows fade
And float through the air
I hate it when they come
When I sense them being there

I often think they've come
To take me away
Will it be now when I'm alone
Or on some other day

Comments about Shadows by Lawerence Mize, Sr.

  • Veteran Poet - 1,569 Points Loyd C. Taylor, Sr. (1/23/2015 5:54:00 AM)

    Hello Lawerence, first thanks for your support and review. I loved your poem, well written and so true about those of us who have started going down hill. Thank you for your service, I salute. You might enjoy my poem, An Old Soldier. Great poem, I enjoyed, Loyd (Report) Reply

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  • Bronze Star - 2,809 Points Smoky Hoss (5/8/2013 8:59:00 AM)

    I agree with Valerie, and certainly hope you remain here writing for many years to come!
    Good, thought-provoking poem here; I like these poems that give me cause to ponder. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,553 Points Valerie Dohren (4/12/2013 12:02:00 PM)

    Hope those shadows don't take you away yet Lawrence - great poem, very well penned. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, October 8, 2013

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