Report Abuse Home > Poetry > Free Verse > when you asked why when you asked why By MyApocalyptic, Kasilof, AK More by this author our terrestrial souls and i am only human « Previous article More by this author Next article » Join the Discussion This article has 1 comment. Post your own! Report abuse Mckay said... Jan. 13 at 6:33 pm: Again the powerful emotions of longing and love, intermingled subtly with envy and despair, about friends. We feel as though we weren't created equally as our friends. That they're beyond perfection, at least human perfection. And all we are is the traces of their friendly shadow.