She sneaks behind me,

walking my shadow along incensed path.

She kindles the fiery spirit encompassed in me.

People ask, “Do you see her much?”

I do.

She is before I am.

I am her. My nature she is…

She is me.


*For Yeah Write Weekly Writing Challenge.

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16 thoughts on “She

  1. I found it interesting that she is sneaking behind and also the same as the narrator. I love that photo and was glad to click through and discover the other shadow paintings.


  2. Yes, this is beautiful and thought-provoking. I love, “She is before I am”. It’s as if the narrator refers not merely to his/her shadow but to their shadow-self.


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