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Below is the poem entitled SHADOWS which was written by poet William Crocker. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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City lights Are growing dim As music in the hall Slows down. And, lovers . . . Holding close . . . Dance to rhythms Of swaying shadows On the wall. In the streets, I see the lonely ones Who stand in shadows tall And tremble . . . From the fear . . . Of empty rooms And, conversations Not returned.

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  1. Date: 5/5/2013 7:54:00 AM
    Good morning, WILLIAM , Congratulations with your Featured Poem of the week :-) Take care, and enjoy your wonderful day. Always & Forever! **LINDA**

  1. Date: 5/1/2013 8:55:00 PM
    Very Nice poem

  1. Date: 4/29/2013 8:15:00 PM
    A very nice poem..congrats on your selection. BG

  1. Date: 4/29/2013 3:52:00 PM
    Very nicely written with elegant flow. Love the imagery. Congratulaions

  1. Date: 4/29/2013 9:34:00 AM
    Fine images. Congrats on the selection. daver

  1. Date: 12/2/2011 6:29:00 AM
    I just wanted to say thank you for the nice comment i'm glad you like it, and i really like your style of writing to!! :) Very meaningful!

    Crocker Avatar William Crocker
    Date: 12/25/2011 10:09:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hannah,You really encourage me to write more.Thanks for your comments . Crossfox
  1. Date: 11/16/2011 12:56:00 AM
    Well...this poem brings me back to 7th grade (I was all alone...haha). But, despite that horrible memory, WONDERFUL poem! It's good to help the people who are in need (even loners like I). (David B)

  1. Date: 10/26/2011 5:10:00 PM
    Many feel alone even if they are surrounded by those they love. Amazing write. Keep writing :)

  1. Date: 10/12/2011 3:50:00 PM
    This makes my eyes teary. This is true William as so many poeple are lonely, despicable, homeless....and no body to take care of them....great work again

    Crocker Avatar William Crocker
    Date: 11/8/2011 1:43:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Jha,I've been in the high desert clensing my mind and I'm slow in responding.Sorry!You're so right .I once stopped my car and gave an elderly homeless lady a $20 and a hug.I thought she'd never stop crying and shaking.I'm still blessed when i think about it. crossfox
  1. Date: 9/29/2011 9:09:00 PM
    I really Love this. You have wonderful talent for imagery. Beautiful, thankyou windyann

    Crocker Avatar William Crocker
    Date: 10/7/2011 7:20:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Windy,This poem was written in the Stagecoach Inn in oakdale Cal. . After the dancing ended I heard Two people say how much they hated to go home to an empty room with no one to talk to. Thus the poem. Crossfox