Shadow Of Reality

by Kaylee   Mar 25, 2006


Kiss me with the
golden morning light.
It creeps down the
back of my neck.

Warm.

Though when I touch
the spot it hit,
I feel nothing but
the cold shadow of reality.

Forest swaying to the
beat of the evening.
Whispering secrets
between them.

Owning their words.

Needing something but
drawing on little dreams.
Reality setting in, cutting
oxygen to my goal.

Notebook lying on the ground.
Pages facing up.
The black ink pen
rolling between the sheets.
Wind tossing it from my
past to my present.

Everything written down
as I’ve seen it.
Known it.

Wake up.

Another night has gone
without me knowing
That I had even been
sleeping while waiting
for the sun to rise.

Glancing across my bedroom,
I see something glimmering.
Light bouncing off the frame
of the photograph I had taken.

She stood there at the edge
of the cliff wishing to fly.
But without anybody to support
her, she was forever falling.

*really editing it*

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  • 12 years ago

    by Tara Kay

    Great. Emotional but great in all ways. love it xxxx

  • 12 years ago

    by †Undone♥

    Oh, this is so good. I love your poems, they are so emotional and realtable.

  • 12 years ago

    by azlan26

    Mystical
    Reminds me of writing poems :)
    I liked
    "Everything written down
    as I’ve seen it.
    Known it."
    Great :)

  • 12 years ago

    by Bridgette

    This poem is really good. i loved it! 5/5*