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Shadows (standard:poetry, 75 words)
Author: briley wellingsAdded: Nov 15 2003Views/Reads: 2316/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Are we really who we think we are? Or perhaps we are only shadows on our true selves.


Casting oblong shapes 

Against monotonous floors, 

Shade perceptions of ourselves, 

But where is self? 

The warmth of light 

Begs brain-washed eyes 

To pry from sterile television sets. 

We no longer dwell in caves 

But in trailer parks and shopping malls 

Glued to MTV and the NFL 

Blind to moral responsibility. 

Our cheaks turned so far 

That to turn back would snap our spineless necks 

Unable to see the true form that casts our 



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