Anita Atina


The Light, The Shadow And The Emptiness - Poem by Anita Atina

As you sit by the window

Do you see the light, or the shadows, dancing out there

Or does emptiness extend a still shadow within

Are you looking out or looking within?

There’s nothing out there really

Your worlds exist, within your soul

Waiting for an honest explorer

To walk through the secret gardens

And know the treasures they hold

Everyday, the light, the shadow and the emptiness

Wait upon you

Watching who gets chosen

To be master or slave!


Comments about The Light, The Shadow And The Emptiness by Anita Atina

  • (7/16/2008 1:24:00 AM)


    I would chose to be the slave to your master - for you have a masterful talent, in which your poetry is boundless! (Report) Reply

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  • (5/6/2008 5:24:00 PM)


    I like the turns and reflections here- and the surprise of the end. (Report) Reply

  • (4/18/2008 5:08:00 AM)


    I so often sit by the window looking into my garden - having read your words, I will now look out into my garden...and into myself.... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 17, 2008

Poem Edited: Saturday, May 10, 2008


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