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Coming out of the Shadows

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Coming out of the Shadows

Somewhere in youth I strayed from truth.
And grew up to not have much couth.
The door bell rang the onus chime.
Snuck out the back to bide some time.

I wandered streets in every bar.
It's not a wonder I didn't get far.
There's many phases to the light.
And many choices, wrong and right.

The path is never cut and dried.
The mirror can always tell who lied.
Windows, doors and walls and ceiling.
Can keep the shadow from revealing.

The best that one can hope to do.
Is to not know shame when they are through.
Mistakes we make can be forgiven.
But the one inside needs to start liven'.

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  1. Date: 8/21/2013 1:13:00 AM
    thanks for your little poem comment, my friend.

  1. Date: 7/25/2013 11:39:00 AM
    super poem Robert congrats on win Shadow x smiles(7)

  1. Date: 7/24/2013 5:20:00 PM
    Nice rhyme and flow to this, Robert. Congrats on your win! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 7/24/2013 2:03:00 PM
    Congratulations with your -out of theshadow win...... Have yourself a nice day Robert... love ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 7/24/2013 11:27:00 AM
    Excellent!. Congrats on the win, too.

  1. Date: 7/21/2013 5:36:00 PM
    WoW,,,, very nicely written ,,,, thank you for coming to read Alcohol,,, I don't drink, never smoked it should be outlawed ;} you have an awesome day Robert.

  1. Date: 7/16/2013 4:26:00 PM
    wow, this one looks like one from down deep. I think you did a wonderful job with the challenge!

  1. Date: 7/16/2013 3:12:00 PM
    this one was well writen and truthful. but one must learn not to lie. one lie leads to another one bigger and a bad reputation.