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Ears pounding from the sound of my own disappearance My feet forever ceaseless in their own escape Limbs burning, gazed focused solely on the exit Running  
I find myself awake at this hour. I can’t sleep. Monsters crawl across the floor. Shadows haunt the edges of my vision. Demons hang from the ceiling.
All we are is just shadows Without bodies, immaterialized. What will matter then sifting through dark No flesh left to torture no substance left to taint This life haunts me
You cast the shadow. I tend to hide behind it. We are an eclipse.
Scarlet flames of fire dance across my fingers. The light cannot harm me,  for I am its master.   Fire bends to my will,  and dies at my command. The dark can't consume me,
i walk amongst an ocean of stars in a world of shadow. touch the reflection, obsessive perfection. the uncertainties of my mind permeate my very step, a constellation of faces in unfamiliar places.
There's a darkness in my veins, I hadn't noticed before. as I stare at my hands, I feel so lost, unsure. I must have stared for hours, for when I did look up. I saw the dark before me.
Firm hands, from shadows on the wall. Firm no’s, from girls around nightfall. I promised to protect you all.    Don’t touch, These artifacts are rare. Don’t look, It’s really rude to stare,
Why do the happiest memories, Always seem to baffle me? Why do I feel happy, When I destroy me? As the blood rains down, my eyes close. I just want to be better, like the rest of the shadows.
I see it in the shadows,  behind me and below. It follows me everywhere,  everywhere I go.  This burden that I carry,  from every day to day,  May one day prove worthy, 
You are never alone, You are always being followed. An elusive entity That is connected by a thread.  
On this night I'm in fright, Yet the darkness is at bay, For the shadows are lifted by moonlight. Normally hidden by the day,   But now on the move, I shall follow,
We are all cardinals in the night,  standing bloodred against the shadows as we strive to hide.    Our feathers conceal tears  which have sprung from our veins.    Soar to the sky. 
All my worries  were covered behind the facade  of laughter and joviality.   Now the walls are  being taken down. There's a hole left inside of me.
hello; i know your out there. are you also made of fear?  are you father of the shadows? are you things, both hidden and queer? more felt than seen; a rainbow with no gleam.
This is a found poem from page 261 of Laurie Halse Anderson's 'Wintergirls': I find silence In a single shadow I wake up I'm dreaming The flickering shadows Open my eyes
"I'm surrounded by isolation" well did you take your medication?  no, not really. you see:  this is a dream  and your nothing but a thing  looking for  a place  just a figure in my dream 
Early morning The sun is still rising The fields are still blanketed With spider's webs That the morning sunlight Shine directly through Glistening like diamonds Heavy with kisses of dew
Perhaps  Perhaps I will haunt your dreams
Here comes a feat of boots dressed in gold Clad in a uniform just as bold Keys wrapped in paper cloth Hands wrapped in gauze   Bloodshot eyes tinker chilled Yet he stays willed
You looked and behold, Over the horizon approaching fast, Engulfed by the orange beauty of the sunset, you saw a man.   A man approaching slowly like a viscous liquid, And fast as light.
The light in thine eyes, reflect that of the sea Lost-- Beautiful -- Uncomparable to any lesser of thee Yet--gentle there, gently be... a sad look downcats you
Shadows are my friends, Keeping me hidden from judging eyes. Blanketing me with promise of safety, And protection of hatred. If I can't be seen by anybody, Then I can't be hurt by them.
The stirring of shadows  The waking of dreams A last stand in battle  No one hears you scream But you made it through  Which is worse to you  Pretending to be okay
"The shadows are long The shadows are dark They always lurk They leave no mark  The shadows are big The shadows are deep The shadows fall As the world sleeps The shadows return
Out of the night that covers me, In the shadows of self unseen, Only the spark can ignite me. As I thank the Higher Power that be, For the courage to be a shining light.
Sometimes long and thin Seen on the outside ad hidden within Other times long and wide Almost transparent to the naked eye   It casts a darkness that lingers But you can't touch it with your fingers
The shadows creep in The light darkens She cries out Searching, Hoping for someone to hear But, no one hears There is only silence There are only shadows
Tell me shadow, do you feel? Are you fake or are you real? Do you cry or feel my pain? Do you even know my name? Are you my twin or another life? Does the darkness cause you strife?
The winds that awakened the stars are blowing through my blood; The universe resides within,
I'm quiet and fierce. I'm alive in the shadows,
Ominous ebony smoke fills the air A mist of forsaken souls condemned to demons Alabaster arms reach out and grab the prey Frozen fingertips stain the innocent flame Nails running deeply into the skin
What's in the shadows?What's in the dark?What's tucked away,in infinite thoughts?What is unspoken?What is away?In the mind ofa person,what don't they say?
I can see the shadows dance. Here they drift and they sway 
The Sun goes down and welcomes the Night
I saw the shadows of the day wax and wane,
We are black and white Light and dark Angels in halos Of the conflicting sort   I am the black Hiding in light's shadow Wishing and waiting for when I shine too  
The night is young, The stars are new The owl hasn't yet sung The tune that crosses the ears of few. Adventure awaits Those who choose to stray From the stereotypical gait of day.
You follow me everywhere,
Among the shadows, in the dark of night,
Read the pages of ancient lore,
Here's another older one to round out the 5 for tonight :3 I'll post more tomorrow, maybe I'll even write a fresh one for you~*   Dreams boil in my chest Hot and fierce they burn my flesh
One of my old poems:  My heart grows colder My body grows harder My hair grows longer The days grow darker   Look back and find I'm standing alone again And I come to discover
One of my old poems:  
Sleepless night and a flickering light the shadow glares, from above it snares   slow tunes fill this space with nostalgia
I reach into the shadows and my hand touches your face, Every single line of yours my fingers pretend to trace, I wonder - could this torture last forever? My love, I'm seeking you in shadows,
I like to walk at night in the summer Everything seems to click into place As I gaze at the stars Trying desperatley to be one But my favorite part isnt the stars Or the whispering cicadas speaking
It follows me during the day and then falls asleep.   It is as dark as night,   And mysterious as space.   It makes me laugh, it makes me cry,  
Let the shadows go Since they only come when its bright outside. Let the shadows go Since they come and take what's free. Let the shadows go because they are what holds you back.
He stood at the crossroads, looking in all directions. So many options open to him   Five roads is more than enough   He must find the one he is searching for. The clouds begin to come
The waves of fire, roll across the sky. The stained ebony river flows beneath the bridge, that bears witness to  a murder. And the  frightened elderly man- the eyewitness to the 
I am fragile And I have worn down my bones to the quick Where my words have become quiet whispers and my yelling is deaf Where I have no reign and my tears have not stopped
I would change the availability of music concerts because music inspires us to become more than what we are and at times better.
Shadows keep us Stuck to the ground What would it be like, To finally fly?   Shadows: Fears kept together in such a way To create nightmares, Such worries keep people on the ground.
When life gets difficult, And your cup over flows, Things go haywire, Objects explode, Theres no air, No air, No air you cant breathe, Your brain cant conceive, Wrong, Wrong,
But what of me, standing in the corner, Hidden in the shadow. Placed there unwilling, Listening to the conversation flow.   Never do I ever want to hear another word
Marked by shades             Chained by judgment             Being blinded by false imagery             Colors of white to dark             Long plagued our kind  
A Shadow among the Darkness   Lingering among wood, hear his footsteps move the earth Tranquil in sound, with transitioning beauty within the nothing Black light swirls over the endless night
All asleep in their own beds, Humans really do not know What wonder lurks inside their house. Shadows! Dancing, to and fro.   When humans turn down their lights,  Shadows seem to disappear.
What’s another empty soul
Can you feel its' touch?
splayed on walls      the only darkness in daylight forever following the acts of their owners     no acts committed; innocent yet present forgiving shadows
You sit behind me in the midnight sun Urging me forward toward the edge  Always there my dark twin You are the sin to my light It takes everthing to fight the pull Oh how sweet it would be 
 Maybe She Would Be Alive Today. If I Spoke Up And Said What I Needed To Say. If I Thought Differently and Choose A Different Path. Crazy Thing Is I Didn’t Think She Would Last.
  In the dark of the night I face my window with open eyes I hesitate to bring back happy thoughts Despite being trapped where the fear lies   My memories bring neither peace nor comfort
The darkness doesn't always mean evil, Just like the light does not always mean good. Thinking for yourself isn't always a bad thing. Right and wrong is an opinion. Decisions blind. Outcome unpredictable.
Voices haunt my sleep. Soaring shadows awaken my soul. Falling far, far, far down into the depths of ruins and caves you left empty for my arrival.
Men or Women Have the power to kill. Though we blame objects Like guns, knifes, swords, etc. Why are we blaming these objects When we should be the one to blame The people that hold the gun,
From as far  well as far as I can remember  From the cold fronts of December to the hot summers of July in everything  I've done it was to prove that I could do  anything as long as try,
Today  We Fly. Today We Cry. Today We Sigh. Today We Lie. Today We Deny. Today... We Die. (Written in Trochaic Monometer)
She steps inside a world unkown. The place is dark and stars don't glow. She starts to cry-- she wonders why-- she thinks she cannot be fulfilled with just her dreams.
    With you? The monsters don't seem so scary. And life? Not so tough. You are the sunshine to my darkness. You keep me safe beside you.  
When I close my eyes all I can see is your face wanting to get me.           That's why I write When I go to lay in bed at night all I can feel is your hands on me.           That's why I write
-You lie through your teeth When it comes to how-are-you’s “I’m good” or “I’m okay,” Is what you’d instead say -Feeling lonely day by day Not that you weren’t alone in the first place
As the sunlight slips between my fingertipsI watch the shadows fallThey fall in lacy breaths over my skin,Making darkness and light seem so intricate
When thoughts fail, or words do not come Though all alone emotion remains I should not be guided by this But I can get divided by this So what then
When the shadows move the earth is quiet.
Distant and forgotten, hiding in the open air, Present everywhere. Revealed only for a moment, like dust caught in a stream of sunlight.
The world we live in is a dark and dismal place. When you look out your window you will see dark figures almost like shadows. The shadows have no souls. No breath. And continue to walk.
The hands of time slowed down and opened onto a scene. There stands a man with his shadow casted over a small form.
The eyes do see Like shadows in the night Every move I make I am not alone The eyes do see For reasons of their own A creature far from pure Is always on my mind
Everyday we walk Everyday we keep silent Everyday we wait We wait, for God gave us patience We wait, for success comes in time We wait, for our voices are still merging into one
On the dark cliffs full of shadows The river is rushing, the water crashing Headed towards the inevitable fall
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