Matthias Pantaleon

Rookie - 490 Points (August 24,1984 / Oronija Island, Nigeria)

Silhouette Poem by Matthias Pantaleon


A dark hand brushed against my shoulder
It hurts, looking back, it's just a silhouette
Trailing behind me all along
I dread this familiar shadow

I came from a past that hurts
My past is but a broken arm
I can't lift the present with hurtful shoulders
Someone please call off this shadow

A silhouette is the last thing I want
Behind my back
I have been too sad to cry over again
Stay far from me, I ask you nicely

Submitted: Friday, November 29, 2013
Edited: Thursday, June 05, 2014

Topic of this poem: sad


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