Sun and shadows

Sun and shadows

A Poem by Ashlee

Why does the sun shine?

To eradicate shadows

Covering the path of mine.

 

Why are the shadows dim?

That I am afraid

Of what might be within.

 

What if I lived in darkness?

To be afraid of sun

And the dim harmless.

 

What if I burned by day?

My sight gone

And in dark I prey.

 

Who was to choose my life?

For me to live in full light.

And sleep through dark night.

© 2011 Ashlee


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I really enjoyed this poem especially the way you add questions a great structure this poem flows really well I thoroughly enjoyed reading this thank you for submitting

Posted 13 Years Ago


Intresting poem, I thoroughly enjoyed reading it, there's some mistery to it, even though its message seems quite clear. Personally I loved the last stanza, very good work, excellent writing. :)

Posted 13 Years Ago


i like the rhetorical questioning in this poem, and the rhyme scheme. elegant :)

Posted 13 Years Ago


I like how you gave a perspective from both sides of the light and dark.
Good write :)

Posted 13 Years Ago



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Added on January 9, 2011
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Ashlee
Ashlee

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