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Why I cann't see my shadow

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Why I cann't see my shadow

The world use to taste like oyster's, and my hunger reflect the possible.
"Why I cann't see my shadow, cause my destiny goes forward, into the
Impossible".
Been out and about for too long, all within me are sad songs.
I can not see my shadow, trying not to look back leave's me
constanily along.
"Along to face the battle's, the battle's of, Why I cann't see my shadow's".
Its Been a long journey, this road that leads to homeliness and despair.  A
road without future endeaver, a road I wouldn't reccomment to noone, a
road with danger, a road were noone care's.
Drug's are not for everyone, either is hardluck. I wonder if tomorrow will
there be provision for all to make a "buck". ($$)
'Yes-yess..(yess).... I been so-down lately, No my spirit is of the sanity of being poor.
"Why I cann't see my shadow, cann't explain it, even if answer's of
crying to feel the world, is in response once more. Been so-down lately, Why
want oppourtunity come knocking at my back-door.
Not the front, no dare not make others think, favors is clearily my best friend.
When I am ashame to face the world today, my shadow will not follow me,
when I am weak, and excuse's are to no end, then I do see a shadow, but
it is the shadow of someone who once was a "friend".
The world use to taste like marshmellow's, and I didn't have to beg.
The job market was plentiful and so was happiness and worshippers to no bitter
end.  "Why cann't I see my shadow", there is joy at the end of the rainbow.
"Why I cann't see my shadow", are the pain in my life so severe.
One day I know I will get back up, One Day (when) it happen, maybe I will be
there to see if my shadow is able to show my tear(s)...









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  1. Date: 12/20/2011 8:39:00 AM
    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and yours Wayne. Love and blessings, Carol

  1. Date: 8/27/2010 10:49:00 AM
    Mr Wayne, this is a very-caring poem all, I'Do mean "ALL" everybody ark asking themselve's "Why I cann't see my shadow" clearily life has made an unethical mindboggeling experience that is unclear in most of our live's.... Very Tastefull Mr. Wayne (this poem)

  1. Date: 8/27/2010 10:08:00 AM
    "Out of All the Poems that goes on this Poet- ry-Soup page fo writter's. There's some (but- not) many would really exspelle poery to intri cal form. This is (intrical) deep -deep feeling poery of something that's needed to come out and it did". Deep-Deep...Poetry!!!(with feelings) "Excellent_Writting" (Wayne) from(Cheryl)

  1. Date: 8/26/2010 10:37:00 AM
    IT has bben like this for many for so long now Wayne. I don't know when this is going to turn around for everyone but I pray it is soon. Outstanding writing on the subject matter you have presented. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/25/2010 3:46:00 PM
    A very, very sad perspective on life, Wayne. I think my shadow has disappeared too. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 8/25/2010 12:23:00 PM
    Great great really enjoyed sarah ty for my comments s mailed you

  1. Date: 8/25/2010 9:38:00 AM
    I just better say it quickly, Wayne you've wri- tten another once for the mantle. Please count this one amount your very-best