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Shadow Days

I have walked in days just gone by,
that threw all sorts of shadows at my feet.
The sun felt cool as did the world,
was this all my feelings now that it was getting cool.

Why did the others that held my hand in times gone by,
leave me in this time,
I wonder why.

So it came to me as I looked around,
at the long shadows on the ground.
That most of them were cast,
by the things that were behind me.
This made the path ahead shine with hope,
that I could once again see.

I still have to find these things,
I have been looking with eyes closed.
The world will not show its self
to those who close their eyes

To feel the world and not see,
is only half of what should be.
So I have opened my eyes at the way ahead,
there are many things that held my gaze before,
A new life and people knocking at my door.

As though in the autumn of my years,
is this now a time for rebirth to try new things.
Adorning myself in a new coat,
to fend of the breath of winter to come,
I will go forward now and seek out fun,
As the autumn does not last long for some.

If I see you there in the autumn of my years,
think of things now or then in past times.
Realise that it is better to be.
Than to wait to see,
if the world will come knocking on your door

Believe it is your life for evermore

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i believe in this one life forever more, and a pew of a wastrel to dealing in every days pure sunlight,

What a lovely write!!! Reminiscing about your life past and future...this speaks to me of personal reflection, one you put a great deal of thought into. Evermore rhymes with Nevermore, who if you are interested, as crept out of exile. She got filtered through the stream rather quickly but check out her latest adventure on my profile page :) Hope Digit will approve....

Keep Writing,

"Quoth said the Raven, NEVERMORE"

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