The shadow people 1-5-05


  • usterry
  • well long time no posts,but im back to share with you all

The shadow people 1-5-05

Shadows of all shapes and sizes
wander aimlessly through space and time past my cell door
speaking meaningless words when no ones around
thinking meaningless thoughts that don't make a sound

Once they were brothers,sons,fathers,lovers
now they exist without definition
no phone calls,no letters,no visits
they have even lost their birthdays

Faded shadows of lives that used to be lived
now without meaning without purpose
lost,forgotten,missing pieces of the world
to them doing time has lost all meaning
its just a measure against infinity

There is no meaning to the rhyme
so on and on they wander 

The shadow people.

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shresn commented on The shadow people 1-5-05


I agree this definetly from the heart and years of things that have happened to you. It makes me sad but also makes me think about how life really is.

teal commented on The shadow people 1-5-05


i liked this one very moving. you write from deep inside and from all the things that have happened to you over the years.



thank you so much I am overjoyed to be able to let others in to see a side of me that often gets overlooked its very therapeutic even though impersonal but baby steps right? Again thanks and stay tuned for more ok

The true philosopher and the true poet are one, and a beauty, which is truth, and a truth, which is beauty, is the aim of both.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, American Poet (1803-1882)

usterry’s Poems (40)

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At least for now 10-9-07 0
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Reaching for a shadow 10-9-07 1
Note to self 9-28-07 1
Illusion 9-11-07 0
Stay tonight stay forever 9-8-07 0
Bling girl 7-30-07 0
child of mine 0
Constant companion 7-30-07 0
Jessica 6-2-07 0
When you look at me 7-27-07 0
When it's all over 6-2-07 0
Not yet you always say 6-2-07 0
Oh how they bleed 4-30-07 1
A deeper wound 2-4-07 0
Harvester of sorrow 2-3-07 0
The needles sting 6-9-04 2
The Gift 4-5-06 0
Write me 4-5-06 1
Someday soon 8-11-06 0
Roses without thorns 2-18-08 0
My most precious flowers 4-8-06 0
Sense it 8-3 to 9-1 07 0
Playground in my mind 8-15-07 0
All I can be 4-5-06 0
The shadow people 1-5-05 2
With you, without you 7-10-05 0
Send me a sign 4-8-06 0
Scars 7-9-05 1
Alone 1-29-05 1
Between dreams and desires 7-17-06 1
The last encore 5-11-08 2
Standard Equipment 6-19-08 1
"Death of a dream" 7-9-08 0
"Free from me" 7-18-08 0
"How the west was won" 8-24-08 1
Razors edge (9-16-06 to 8-20-07) 0
No one knows,pt.2 (6-29-05) 0
No one knows,pt.1 (6-12-04) 1