Only Shadows


only shadows learn

that clarity in being here

or absent


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Special #130, Fuyuko Tomita’s “shadow”, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s the Shadows –

7 thoughts on “Only Shadows

    • I must admit I was surprised how good Apache sounds – haven’t heard it for ages!

      Well, people are elsewhere when they’re present; when they’re absent they linger… Whereas shadows know what they’re about – ‘I’m here! I’m gone’ 😉

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