Shadow People

March 9, 2010
By allie--smith BRONZE, Marshalltown, Iowa
allie--smith BRONZE, Marshalltown, Iowa
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Favorite Quote:
"In one of the stars I shall be living. In one of them I shall be laughing. And so it will be as if all the stars were laughing, when you look at the sky at night . . . You--only you--will have stars that can laugh!"


Shadow People

When they watched the shadows, I was there.
I too saw them lumbering to and fro along the dark marsh.
I too heard the dark wails amidst the trees.
I too ran; I ran from these…
These shadow people.
The flames, I too saw the flames,
The heat, I too felt the heat,
The pain…what to say of the pain?

..I see the people watching me as I lumber to and fro, who are we shadow people just ask …and you, will know.



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cleeker2 said...
on Feb. 10 2012 at 3:35 pm
i loved this poem...i loved the shadow people....but i can't tell who it is your talking about. is it the shadow of a person and how they feel exactly what the people who has this shadow feels?

on Apr. 4 2010 at 1:27 am
ShernayB. DIAMOND, Southfield, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"Some things will never change"---Tupac

I like this. But as i was reading this...listening to myself refrain "I too" sounded weird. Try to avoid doing that. Some lines are actually good at refraining, but I just thought those words should be avoided. Other than that, i really like this piece. Keep writing. If you have time, please check out my work.Ratings and comments are GREATLY appreciated


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