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The Shadow
by Barbara W Armstrong
Sunday, March 26, 2006
Rated "PG13" by the Author.
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How many mirrors must we look into before we can really see ourselves?

Another one of Shana's great smoke screens on reality ~ I'm going to get the girl a 'den' of her own soon! This Poem was written by my now 14 year old 'mentor' ! ((hugs daughter!))

      The Shadow      By Shana Armstrong

He dances and he flickers
He taunts me and he laughs
He disappears and shrinks and morphs
And I always by him, pass

He says that I'm the shadow
That I'm the one who follows him
I'm the one that shrinks and grows
And I away when it gets dim

I tell him that he's wrong
That I'm the one who's real and strong
And yet the whole day long
I listen to his tired song

And I begin to wonder
Why am I so real?
Is the only prerequisite of life
The ability to feel?

And so I begin to wonder
As the lantern light grows slim
Am I the owner of this life?
Or does that fall to him?

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Reviewed by Liana Margiva 2/3/2009
BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 4/3/2006
Congratulate your daughter; this is a very good poem. Love and peace to you (both),


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