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Shadow, your eternal friend
September 4, 2014
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I am your friend, never your foe,

Sometimes I fade, or shrink, but I never quite go.

For I am ever present by your side,

From me you cannot simply run nor hide.

What you experience, I do too,

But no pain or emotion I feel, unlike you.

I am always there for you, a faithful friend,

There for every moment, memory, from birth till the end.

You can say anything to me, for I listen well.

Though pieces of advice I tend to quell.

Long may you live, for whilst you do so do I.

Yet for even when you pass, I shall remain close by.

'Books aren't written, they're rewritten. Including your own. It is one of the hardest things to accept, especially after the seventh rewrite hasn't quite done it... Michael Crichton
September 5, 2014
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Bravo @Jamboree ............... "Though pieces of advice I tend to quell." A line with great fit to a shadow's persona................. Causes me to remember trying to outrun my own shadow as child....... Standing in the sunlight and stretching my arms high and wiggling my fingers........ trying to make a move that my shadow couldn't........... Your  poem is a great way to give your shadow a voice...............

Semper Fi

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