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In Their Shadow

November 27, 2011
By GingerKarls SILVER, ......, Louisiana
GingerKarls SILVER, ......, Louisiana
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Favorite Quote:
"Let everything you do, be done in love." 1 Corinthians 16:14 <3

Dulled by comparison. That's my problem.
Whenever there are bright lights shining all the time,
No one can see my glow, because of all of their shine.
I can't hold up to the standard they set.
If I was around those with dull lights,
I may be albe to show them, I really am bright.

Well, maybe I'm not.
Maybe that's the reason no one sees my shine, that I'm really not special.
I guess we'll never know, becuase I will not leave the others' glow.
Afraid of what's out there, and what I don't know.
So we'll say they just can't see me,
When I'm surrounded by all this beauty.
That I really am shining.

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on Jan. 13 2012 at 4:55 pm
billgamesh11 BRONZE, Grafton, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"It's always darkest before the dawn." ~Florence and the Machine

Awesome! I loved your metaphor of everyone's bright lights and how you are afraid to leave the safety of the group! Excellent! I had to read it twice just to make sure I understood it, but it was not a chore, it was good each time I read it! Excuse me for a moment while I go and read it once more...:D Great Job and Keep Writing!!! :):):);)