posted on May 30, 2010 at 3:52 am

my shadow sings
the very air we breathe
the numbing flood
all in its time
for deep within
within this life
and beyond all that
somewhere else
somewhere so strange
why cant i remember
remember what ? my shadow sings
oh now thats quite a voice
mellifluous
subtle as all fuck
sincere and endearing
enduring no flaw
i must be mad i say
though there is no one for years around
just my shadow on the ground
singing across the miles
something about something
called love

15 Responses to “my shadow sings”

  1. avatar
    evilren | 30 May 2010 at 5:07 am #

    That your shadow sings, is a good sign. I was just
    reading some Jung today (synchronicity you say?).
    The shadow is one of the major archetypes that Jung
    wrote of: a place in the unconscious mind where
    human darkness exists, but also where creativity
    springs. Deep within our unconscious mind the shadow exists and the less we see, the bleaker it is.
    The shadow knows.

    Ren

  2. avatar
    cazziem | 30 May 2010 at 5:59 am #

    Me & my shadow! Now there's a duet I'd truly love to hear.

  3. avatar
    Anonymous | 30 May 2010 at 6:42 am #

    a Serpent, still, and must be
    without the depths of his sea…
    so quiet his memories stay

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    merveilleuse | 30 May 2010 at 7:22 am #

    this is appealing. don't mean to be a yes man, you don't need another one of those.

    more direct in this one, walking on lyrical… i like that. simplicity is underestimated. too many people do simple an injustice.

  5. avatar
    persephone2u | 30 May 2010 at 7:32 am #

    mmmmm, I love your shadow songs.

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    Hellbound Heart | 30 May 2010 at 9:51 am #

    my shadow bares silent witness to all that i do…..i'm sure at times it wants to disconnect itself from me and run into the darkness….

    love always……

  7. avatar
    cocoamo | 30 May 2010 at 11:17 am #

    Dear Steve:

    This was truly beautiful, and such an accurate description. Really good writing. Clear, precise, concise and terse. Your elevator speech, I think. Lovely words that dance down the page, delighting the reader.

    Your friend in Pennsylvania

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    Broken Toys and Heros | 30 May 2010 at 2:26 pm #

    heartfelt, true and beautiful…excellent !!!!

    DJK082067

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    lily was here | 30 May 2010 at 2:40 pm #

    Tricky talented things those shadows, i envy mine – a decadent flawless life she leads 🙂 Anyway, i thought yours was called Scarlet?

    http://monsterguide.net/files/2009/03/hilarious-shadows.jpg

    xo

    psst.. with two more Shadows you can play Apache

  10. avatar
    bc | 30 May 2010 at 3:21 pm #

    very nice…

  11. avatar
    Anakki Mayhem | 30 May 2010 at 3:45 pm #

    beautiful 🙂
    xo
    A

  12. avatar
    fantasticandy | 30 May 2010 at 6:02 pm #

    youv'e walked alone an awful lot haven't you my friend….
    love ya man,
    really do.

  13. avatar
    Freddie | 30 May 2010 at 7:42 pm #

    Very nice!
    :^) xo

  14. avatar
    CAPTAIN BEYOND | 30 May 2010 at 10:41 pm #

    shadow love bay bee…
    Jonny True Love

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    Anonymous | 31 May 2010 at 2:21 am #

    U certainly have a way with the words. Luv the title – my shadow sings, very peaceful.

    Were u at the Opera House lassa nite for Lou Reed? Space music at its finest! Know the Church would have loved it. He certainly is up there with the best musos (including of course your goodself). The two young musos with him were blessed with talent. Made me think of the Space Rock show at the Basement, wouldn't that be good to have a repeat of that, or new Space Rock with guest musos.
    Take care.

    Peace & love
    Therese


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