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Shadows

Shadows
by Michael R. Burch

Alone again as evening falls,
I join gaunt shadows and we crawl
up and down my room's dark walls.

Up and down and up and down,
against starlight—strange, mirthless clowns—
we merge, emerge, submerge...then drown.
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Monday, August 19, 2019
Topic(s) of this poem: alienation,dream,dreaming,dreams,human,human condition,identity,shade,shadow,shadows
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Rajnish Manga 19 August 2019
gaunt shadows.... Up and down and up and down, we merge, emerge, submerge.............. then drown. Beautiful poem on shadows which sometimes emerge as real men or material. Thanks for sharing. I appreciate this amazing poem more so because it was written by the poet at a very young age. Congrats.
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Manpreet Singh 19 August 2019
We drown in shadows starker still, shadows of the looming hills, shadows of sad selves we spill, fascinating lines. loved the musical quality of your poem. Thank you for sharing.
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Michael R. Burch 19 August 2019
Thanks for taking the time to comment!
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Jane Campion 19 August 2019
A great lyrical poem should be set to music. To be written so early show your promise. To my favorites.
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Michael R. Burch 19 August 2019
I have a song that would be perfect for Vince Gill, I think. But I'm too shy to propose it!
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