Yewande Adedokun

Veteran Poet - 1,259 Points (19th may 1990 / owo, ondo state)

When The Shadow Of Man Departs - Poem by Yewande Adedokun

This is when you no longer have a star in your skies
When you are everything and you don't know what you are
This is when you sleep at sunrise and your soul wakes in the dark
When you have no lesson to learn and you put yourself out for pain
Then the shadow of man in you has departed a long time ago.


Poet's Notes about The Poem

The poem is a story of a friend and am inspired by her especially why she chose to live that life

Comments about When The Shadow Of Man Departs by Yewande Adedokun

  • Dr.tony Brahmin (7/24/2017 6:27:00 AM)


    No star in your skies,
    yióu are everthing
    but u do not know what or who you are.
    A realtiy of life put in terms that are sad.
    Love and ist mysteries. Absence of the loved one
    And the struggles there after…
    Well painted picture of such a situation. Thank you dear poetess. tony
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  • Adeeso Adeyemi (7/13/2017 2:13:00 AM)


    very nice poem........ (Report) Reply

  • Rajnish Manga (5/14/2016 9:01:00 AM)


    It is indeed a challenging situation when a person is lonely by choice and absolutely content.
    This is when you no longer have a star in your skies
    Then the shadow of man in you has departed a long time ago.
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  • G. Akanji Olaniyi (7/18/2015 7:24:00 AM)


    Very thoughtful and nice to read! tfs! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • (6/8/2012 2:17:00 PM)


    Nice and interesting poem. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 27, 2012

Poem Edited: Friday, June 1, 2012


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