Poem of the Day

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Shadow Party

By Sioban Timmer

 

People think that shadows pass

With sunset’s fading light

But that’s when shadows party-

When the daytime turns to night

 

We assume our fellow shadows

Are always waiting for our call

But when you close your eyes at night

They are not there at all

 

In sunshine they just copy

(Which can really be a bore)

But free to roam within dark

They dance and fly and soar

 

The darkness makes it possible

For them to leave your side

And when our shadows get the chance

They wander far and wide

 

So every night while you’re in bed

And sleep is close to hand

Dream about your shadow

Dancing free across the land.

  • Submitted in response to Words+Pictures #3 poetry challenge. my kids
  • ‘Land’
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