Friday, September 8, 2017

Striking Substitute

A  L  O  H  A !
 Isn't it funny
how life's shadows
can appear more solid
than the things that
cast them?

Shadows do catch the eye
but what are they really?
Just so much appearance
and always changing
at that.

 Shadows are

for emerging

out of

 Shadows should 

emphasize the


For that is

their function.

Don't let the Striking

substitute for what

is Real.

Thank YOU
           Fondly, cloudia


Elephant's Child said...

It is the very solid shadows that clouds cast which always surprises and intrigues me. Not a logical response but...

Teresa said...

Thought-provoking post, especially when expanding the notion of shadow to the invisible ones that can get us down.

Adam said...

cute little bird

Cloudia said...

Thanks Friends

William Kendall said...

Beautiful flowers.

Betty Manousos said...

great thoughts on shadows of life. what a cute little bird!

be well, big hugs!

Karen S. said...

You are right, shadows have a life of their own. As for real it seems we find what is real in the same places every time....

RedPat said...

Shadows can hint of some hidden world!

Mike said...

The shadow is a know it all.

Cloudia said...

Hidden world - LIKE that! And all of your wonderful comments, friends!

Anonymous said...

Marvelous message in this post

Cloudia said...

Thanks Martin!