settling for shadows

one look at her and he knew
he’d spend forever chasing shadows
that fell behind beautiful objects
feeding off the bright light
’twas the closest he could be
to elements manifesting
rays of joy that was she,
his blinding sun


written for maypoeticwings 13/31, “blinding sun”

maypoeticwings is a Twitter poetry challenge hosted by @PoetessBecca and @BelezaAngel

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