Marie Joyce B. Negapatan

Rookie - 80 Points (Pasig City, Phil. / October 12,1984)

Shadow - Poem by Marie Joyce B. Negapatan

No power to speak,
No power to make this voice squeak,
So I cry, I whimper
In this quiet place,
Of sadness, can’t whisper
I long for shadow,
As mine just vanished
Outside the window
Are you the cause of
This fading light?
Will you be that guide?
My shadow to end
This terrible fright?


Comments about Shadow by Marie Joyce B. Negapatan

  • (5/19/2006 7:47:00 AM)


    great poem, ease to read and flows together
    Later...
    Isaac
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  • (5/15/2006 9:06:00 PM)


    The shadow some say can be the inner soul. Enjoyed the read.

    Patricia Gale
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, May 6, 2006

Poem Edited: Thursday, July 22, 2010


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