My shadow walks like me

I hadn't noticed before

He talks and smiles and,

Laughs that same way that I do


This is natural

He is of me

He is half filled with my body blueprint

But it is truly nurture that has brought us here


All the moments are

He collects all the advice

Stuffs that with childhood memories and coordinating kerchief

Deep into the Slaters 3 piece suit 


He pulls all the swag from the men who went before

The screen stars .

The sports heroes

The popular guys

And scatters it generously, but not sickeningly over the air that he inhabits


And checks the mirror

Ready for prom

Looking sharp

So much so that it cuts my breath clean in two

And I'd kiss him there and then

If it wasn't an uncool thing to do, so I've been warned

So, I kiss him regardless, and wave him off with joy


Poetry by LFD3
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Written on 2018-07-13 at 16:47

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Jamsbo Rockda The PoetBay support member heart!
yes, they have much of us. I wish it were only the good things. I enjoyed this :)