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WHAT AM I?

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WHAT AM I?


             
Lost in time 
No color is seen
No rays of sunlight
Yet it's shadow gleams -
Casting a prism
But of its own?
The form is obvious
But the identity unknown
A wall full of color reflecting a dark soul?
Masking it’s faith - Deceiving its foe

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  1. Date: 3/13/2011 6:40:00 PM
    Self identity ("what am I") and ("lost in time") seem to be something that we all feel and struggle with at some point in time. I particularly like the notion of a "shadow gleams casting a prism...?" I think this is the heart of you.

  1. Date: 11/22/2009 8:57:00 AM
    Lost within illusion of another self Larry. I don't know, sounds as tho this is what you had in mind. Sincerely, Moses

  1. Date: 11/6/2009 11:25:00 PM
    Interesting riddle, Larry, and I would venture to say as i read it I thought of a painting .. like the Picture of Dorian Grey.. or a lost entity...who cannot find their way as to which side they want to belong to.. don't know if this is what u had in mind but only my poetic thoughts... would u let me know the answer or must we wait for one to solve it? thankxxx for your comments on my poetry also.. much appreciated.. Linda-Marie, Poetess Extraordinaire' and Poetry Soup "Sweetheart"

  1. Date: 10/11/2009 6:10:00 PM
    Great riddle, Larry. You've got me stumped. Hmmm...will have to read again...Blessings to you and yours, Donna

  1. Date: 8/31/2009 2:14:00 PM
    Nice riddle. Keep writing. Sara