Shadows

January 26, 2012
By Aaka131 SILVER, Dunbar, Pennsylvania
Aaka131 SILVER, Dunbar, Pennsylvania
7 articles 0 photos 30 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind." -Dr. Seuss


Shadows are like fake friends, when everything is bright they stick around
But on the dark and dreary days they disappear without a sound
Shadows are like guilt, they cling and refuse to go away
Unless you move in a different direction you can be sure they will stay
Shadows are like anger, they are dark and overtake
A different image of ourselves is often what they make
Shadows are like secrets, they hide things from our sight
We can only see these things once they're brought into the light
Shadows are like problems, they follow where we go
As we move farther away they often seem to grow
Shadows are like lies, they can cover one another
But once you have too many you can't distinguish one from the other
Shadows are like hope, they are always within reach
Many lessons can be learned if we let the shadows teach
Shadows are like life, each contains its very own form
They vary in different ways depending on how each is born
Shadows are like love, they have a story to be told
They can't be broken, erased, nor ever grow old
Shadows are like thoughts, they appear in every place
They can show up in an instant then vanish without a trace
Shadows are like memories, being created every day
At first they're very easy to see but over time they fade away
Shadows are like fear, they alter what is real
They can change the way we think and even how we feel
Shadows are like dreams, they can create things that don't exist
What may appear to be a cute little dog is usually just someones fist



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Aaka131 SILVER said...
on Sep. 29 2012 at 9:52 pm
Aaka131 SILVER, Dunbar, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind." -Dr. Seuss

Hey thanks I appreciate your comment you I'm really glad you like it. You just made my day :)

sonJaNae said...
on Sep. 28 2012 at 8:12 pm
sonJaNae, Fort Wainwright, Alaska
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Favorite Quote:
"No one can change a person, but someone can be a person's reason to change" -Spongebob Squarepants

This is awesome! The comparisons you thought of are just amazing! I love this with a passion! Definitely going into my favorite pieces of writing :D

Aaka131 SILVER said...
on Feb. 20 2012 at 2:32 pm
Aaka131 SILVER, Dunbar, Pennsylvania
7 articles 0 photos 30 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind." -Dr. Seuss

Thank you:)

on Feb. 12 2012 at 5:14 pm
JustPaperAndPencil BRONZE, Milford, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
The saddest thing in the world, is loving someone who used to love you.

This Is Really Good . It's Amazing And Is Very Well Writte . Good Job (:

Aaka131 SILVER said...
on Feb. 12 2012 at 11:28 am
Aaka131 SILVER, Dunbar, Pennsylvania
7 articles 0 photos 30 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind." -Dr. Seuss

Thank you so much I'm glad you think its good:)

on Feb. 11 2012 at 11:12 pm
seaofsorrows GOLD, Lynnwood, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
Love. A four letter word, short but true. With no hope of being defined. But what's new?



-S. Jordan

this is really well written! I love it so much I wish I could claim it as my own! This should be in the magazine for sure. Really great job. Keep writing! Thanks for inspiring me.

Aaka131 SILVER said...
on Feb. 4 2012 at 2:49 pm
Aaka131 SILVER, Dunbar, Pennsylvania
7 articles 0 photos 30 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind." -Dr. Seuss

Thank you:)

on Feb. 4 2012 at 1:06 pm
chloena_garrett GOLD, Colorado City, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.

A poem is never finished, only abandoned.

Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.

I love this! lots of metaphors and similies. Its amazing. 5/5

Aaka131 SILVER said...
on Feb. 4 2012 at 11:59 am
Aaka131 SILVER, Dunbar, Pennsylvania
7 articles 0 photos 30 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind." -Dr. Seuss

Thank you it means a lot:)

on Feb. 4 2012 at 12:28 am
camille_1441 PLATINUM, Westerville, Ohio
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I really like this! I love the structure, the similes and how you made it very easy to relate to. Beautiful piece of work!

Aaka131 SILVER said...
on Feb. 3 2012 at 11:48 pm
Aaka131 SILVER, Dunbar, Pennsylvania
7 articles 0 photos 30 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind." -Dr. Seuss

Thanks your comment is very encouraging it means alot to me:) glad you liked it!

on Feb. 3 2012 at 6:29 pm
marissadele PLATINUM, Danbury, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
"If you know how you feel, and so clearly what you need to say, you'll know it. I don't think you should wait. I think you should speak now." -Taylor Swift

Wow, this should be in the magazine!! Very well written; i loved it! :) Like the person below me, i dont think ill ever look at my shadow quite the same! Amazingg job, 5/5! =)

Aaka131 SILVER said...
on Feb. 1 2012 at 6:01 pm
Aaka131 SILVER, Dunbar, Pennsylvania
7 articles 0 photos 30 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind." -Dr. Seuss

Thank you:)

on Feb. 1 2012 at 3:16 pm
n3xtusplaya DIAMOND, Honolulu, Hawaii
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Favorite Quote:
"It's better to be hated for who you are than to be loved for what you are not."





~Luara Moncur

Wow I dont think ill ever look at my shadow the same ever again! this is so true and the play on words is great! awesome job!


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