“The Shadow Behind The Brass”

Like an old piece of tarnished brass
on the wooden sill of dreams,
my spirit lingers upon the dusty shelf,
memorable times of the past.

Yet on sunny days shadows fade
as they should into the light,
they hide behind the tarnished brass,
cowering in fear of being noticed.

Fear of being seen by the human eye
as in its true form, soulless,
dead from the dark hidden and dull,
with but one touch back to life.

This is the reality of the shadow
behind the brass upon the wooden sill,
time will tell if it finds the light,
deciding to stay and enjoy the warmth.

Timothy Michael DiVito c2020
“Come into the light of day”

Published by poetryofemotions5778

I have been writing poetry for 44 years. I began writing poetry when I was 15 years old and to this date I have written over 16,000 poems. I have had poems published in The San Fernando Journal, The Rag Mag, WYRD, The Cultural Reverence(e-magazine) and in Kiiroo(e-magazine), Mobius and the World Peace Anthology. I have over 1000 poems published in all. I also have a poetry page on Wix.com entitled anemotionaljourney.com. I also have written a Science Fiction/Fantasy novel entitled "The Blue Sphere" and I am currently working on three other books at the present time. The first is entitled "The Angel and the Witches, the second is "Once Upon A Halloween" and the third is "The Devil's Playground".

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