A shadow in the dark



A shadow in the dark

was what I saw

as I looked in the dark sky

I saw my past reflecting shadows reflecting my flaws.

I saw my shadow as it sat to cry

it was but a shadow in the dark

but a sudden hopeful bark

a shriek of help from the dark.

As I stood with my lonely thoughts

my feelings are shot

full of regrets like a criminal that's never been caught

 just a lonely soul that'll sit in the dark to rot.

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Submitted by Akioyamoto on November 01, 2012

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme A X B X B A A A X C C C
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 394
Words 86
Stanzas 12
Stanza Lengths 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1

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