Page: Profile: Poetry
||Total Views: 11,369,199
VxPoem ID: 34479
Posted: October 20th. 2008 5:16:33 PM
Shadow of Me
by Shouting Mountain
Age Group: Adult
The long night is cold.
My life has been lived in fear of the dark,
For within is a thing that has shamed me.
My body is growing old.
Why does the shadow frighten me so?
There is something familiar in the dark.
It moves like it seems to know me.
Within the shadow is something that I should know.
The shadow is here, cold and lonely,
It surrounds me like a hush and excites me,
With its sad and tender touch.
I finally turn to the shadow with love only.
And at last in the dark I begin to see.
I open my arms wide and,
The embrace at last makes me understand.
The shadow has always been me.
Author's Notes: I wrote this poem after learning to embrace my shadow side. It was the first time in my life that I really started to truly love my whole self.
Author's Location: Genoa City, Wisconsin
More Poems: Shouting Mountain has posted 3 additional poems- View them?
Author's Profile: To learn more about Shouting Mountain - Click HERE
Contact Me Via Email...
Email Invites Note: Yes! I have opted to receive invites to Pagan events, groups, and commercial sales
Disclaimer: The Witches' Voice inc does not verify the accuracy of the details stated in this listing, nor do we vouch for the value of the goods or services presented here... As with all contacts and financial dealings in cyberspace, we encourage you to use caution and wisdom in your dealings with strangers.
Political Statements: Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren's Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches' Voice, Inc. TWV is a non-profit, non-partisan educational organization.
State/Country flags created by 3dflags.com and are used with permission
Web Site Content (including: text - graphics - html - look & feel)
Copyright 1997-2015 The Witches' Voice Inc. All rights reserved
Note: Authors & Artists retain the copyright for their work(s) on this website.
Unauthorized reproduction without prior permission is a violation of copyright laws.
Website structure, evolution and php coding by Fritz Jung on a Macintosh G5.
Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren’s Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches’ Voice, Inc. TWV is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization.
Sponsorship: Visit the Witches' Voice Sponsor Page for info on how you
can help support this Community Resource. Donations ARE Tax Deductible.
The Witches' Voice carries a 501(c)(3) certificate and a Federal Tax ID.
Mail Us: The Witches' Voice Inc., P.O. Box 341018, Tampa, Florida 33694-1018 U.S.A.