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When Shadows Fall

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When Shadows Fall

Summer is on the turn, into Autumn we now head So close this day approaches, inside many heads now dread We now view through our eyes, our windows of life What do we see now, do we absorb our awaiting strife Be like me and others and listen to peripheral sounds It's what we have come to know, it's us all around Day by day we view, the turning of life's greenery But what are we going to see after, on this future days scenery Is it intrepid anticipation, human wondering entering it's abyss We're the blind leading our blind, just what do we make of this *~* The eve of this reckoning day, in hourly wait we await Autumn has taken it's turn, are us humans in use by date This morning we have awaited, curtains drawn I view There's something different about the sunrise, sees me a through From my balcony I witness, now seeing from where I am Shape shifting no longer applies, I just don't understand In sorrow fill hungered loss, I lose life's lust for thrall From my balcony I now witness, I view when shadows fall *~* Inspired by "Touchstone's" <> "When Shadows Fall" from their album "The City Sleeps"

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  1. Date: 7/15/2012 4:36:00 PM
    very nice indeed,,,, loved it,,,, have a great day James ;}

  1. Date: 5/24/2012 5:33:00 PM
    Beautiful,,, James... this poem, is beyond wonderful.. . thank you for not posting over 5 poems,, I mean thank you for sharing your poem, here on the soup. Take care~PD ((lol.. a little humor after reading your comment on Nathan's blog... xox..

  1. Date: 5/24/2012 8:01:00 AM
    This is such a thought provoking write dear poet ! And I read the comment below, and must add my 2cents....I love the fact that I can ponder the write on my own and find the me in each poets write, if indeed there I lie ! Great write James, and a pleasure to read you again...and I just have to read the other that caught mine eye ! Have a wonderful week my friend....much love, james

  1. Date: 5/23/2012 11:55:00 PM
    This is brilliant. My only slight comment is that you might want to consider "answering" or offering answers when you pose a question. Just a thought and hey what do I know?

    Fraser Avatar James Fraser
    Date: 5/24/2012 12:10:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you kindly Rebecca for your thoughts. This is the word I leave the readers, then I know their bought :)