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Best Shadow Poems

Below are the all-time best Shadow poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of shadow poems written by PoetrySoup members

Premium Member SHADOW

It was a glorious summers day and I woke up with the lark
Got my wheelchair ready and then headed to the park
I noticed a girl...

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Categories: shadow, dog, memory, soldier, war,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Shadow of Death
My shadow flirts with the sun
As I caress the darkness
We are one and separate
As my shadow smiles
Anxiety suffocates me
The shadow will soon fade
I shall die

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Categories: shadow, angst, destiny, introspection, pain,
Form: Free verse
Does your heart share this moon tonight

“For in your light I dream, as evening takes my hand”

Silently I find my thoughts illumined by your beauty
In soft shimmers of dancing silhouettes
and patterns...

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Categories: shadow, longing, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In The Stars
       Written in The Stars 

Two hearts bleached by the sun

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Categories: shadow, fantasy, love, muse, romance,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member No Reservation
You Are Not Invited

--Latching onto my soul without an invitation--
Elements around my shore expose more than air
--Playing with fire is not a game you will...

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Categories: shadow, abuse, bullying, deep, evil,
Form: Dramatic Verse

Premium Member Thats when I fall down upon my knees, song version
Updated lyrics May 19,2020 to flow better.


There’s no way- 
I’ll see another sunrise
My hope is gone-
as I'm contemplating...

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Categories: shadow, depression, feelings, god, hope,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Silent Page
Silent Heart

Sad, as it maybe, I had to break my OWN heart, 
Too many nights, I sat there all torn apart
A dream girl, 
Sitting under...

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Categories: shadow, confusion, corruption, dark, deep,
Form: Free verse
Narcissus meets his Nemesis - A Collab with Victor Buhagiar
POTW 15 July 2018       


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Categories: shadow, desire, mythology, vanity,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member if I had money
if I had all the money that I ever wanted,

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Categories: shadow, drug, introspection, universe,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The day I became a poet
I remember the day I became a poet.

In the magnificence of the submerging sun,
I glanced upon her admiring its majesty.
Amidst hues of clementine and lilac,

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shadow, love, romance,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Tribute to Poetry Soupers
There's Danny with his love light burning,
Then Victor with his soulful yearning. 
Jan makes us laugh with wit and delight,
Armand serenades us all through the...

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Categories: shadow, poets, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member When A Man Cries

No one ever told me that your heart could bleed without a drop that anyone could see. I didn't know your soul could lose weight...

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Categories: shadow, depression,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Dry Mascara

Nobody sees through the shadow and the color of my eyes
The times I've cried are the only time you notice the trace down my...

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Categories: shadow, cry, deep, depression, grief,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member The Dove in Your Eyes
How fast to wiles I fell my damask rose,
awake from slumber slept untold ages.
To gaze so deep in ocean eyes repose,
and print whispered prayer on...

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Categories: shadow, imagery, lonely, love, perspective,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member In Dreams, Her Spirit Sallied Forth: with Lin Lane
In Dreams, Her Spirit Sallied Forth: with Lin Lane

Through frigid months, she waited for Spring rains
to give relief and ease heartbroken pains,
Nature will award that...

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Categories: shadow, appreciation, art, creation, marriage,
Form: Rhyme
Strangely Beautiful
If moonbeams’ fickle shadow-plays collude
with tousled sheets to take the shape of you,
And silent sighing pillow-tops exude
your scent, how do I see the night-time through?

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Categories: shadow, absence, beautiful, lonely, longing,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Rebirth Of The Third Angel

A body abandoned needs
to mourns its last breath in death
a heart cast aside 
still aches to meet its last beat and

a free spirit yearns for...

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Categories: shadow, angel, beauty, butterfly, death,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Where do we Poets go
Ink of life cannot bleed for eternity,
so I place dried petals in between,
crucial chapters of my memoirs.

When we stop breathing poetry,
our crestfallen pen, left in...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shadow, death, life, poems, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Amidst The Darkened Veils

'Neath umbra skies I seek a mirrored moment

the breeze a capricious charmer
blows serpentine sways to life
a ballet of tall switchgrass dancers
sweeping edges raspy green
dulling in...

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Categories: shadow, angel, august, death, emotions,
Form: Free verse
The Universe of You

I have never seen a flower blush when I took it's hue
and held it there a prisoner captive to my view.

I have always heard the...

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Categories: shadow, autumn, beautiful, love, planet,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member An Epic Love For Women

I know you're not here

but you are in my heart 


you are always with me

i'll just slip into you

with these words.
I know 

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Categories: shadow, beauty, celebration, dream, heart,
Form: Epic
You Know
Yes, my dear, you know,
You are my source of joy, rejuvenation, hope
I need your emotion spread onto my life,
I need your heart to sing among...

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Categories: shadow, emotions, friendship, happiness, joy,
Form: Ode
Premium Member I am willing,, a miracle
To win is the trying..!' gainst despairs blank stare, a wounded earth still 
rolls on..! Midst the throes of territorial vying..

Shows our shattered crystal the...

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Categories: shadow, faith,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In This Sky of Night
I look at shining stars in cobalt sky
with just one wish to make on only one
of billions of them in this Galaxy
where we're just one...

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Categories: shadow, romance, sky,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The L In Da Name Linda Stands For Love

"Shhh,  look there they are. 
No one believed me. 
Now you see them too.
 A blessing of Unicorns. 

 If anyone knew where they were
it would be the end of...

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Categories: shadow, light,
Form: Narrative