Shadows MAG

April 10, 2017
By legitannah GOLD, Akron, Ohio
legitannah GOLD, Akron, Ohio
19 articles 3 photos 27 comments

Favorite Quote:
Ce n'etait qu'un renard semblable 'a cent mille autres. Maus j'en ai fait mon ami, et il est maintenant unique au monde.- Antoine Saint-Exupery


Shadows don’t usually scare me
But the ones following me today are more than just a simple haze
They stick to me, as marshmallow creme

I’m knee deep in mud, and they watch silently
The mud’s not black, brown, or green –
It’s gray, and it reflects what I see
I want something simple, something sweet
I just want a mango, I curl up like a mink

Barely scraping up my milk money, I trudge on with scraped knees
I smell like mothballs, rain, worn out things
This is what scares me
Becoming a silent onlooker of things
This is what scares me
Becoming a content shadow, like the ones I’ve come to see



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on Apr. 14 2017 at 4:18 pm
legitannah GOLD, Akron, Ohio
19 articles 3 photos 27 comments

Favorite Quote:
Ce n'etait qu'un renard semblable 'a cent mille autres. Maus j'en ai fait mon ami, et il est maintenant unique au monde.- Antoine Saint-Exupery

Thank you very much! I've been working on improving my stanzas

on Apr. 13 2017 at 4:57 pm
HereSheIs BRONZE, Wellesley, Massachusetts
3 articles 0 photos 192 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light." -Plato

Really good, especially the last stanza


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