Written by Jacob Ibrag

You shed light on my blind spots, thought I

had my life figured out. Responsibility was a bad

word, one that you’d consistently bring up. And when

I looked into your luminous lights, I had realized my

true crime. I had been running away from myself,

yet you can’t run away from your shadow.

Photographer Unknown

23 comments on “Shadow

  1. like “I’m beside myself”
    not sure either are possible.

    glad you now see the error of your ways πŸ™‚

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  2. Yes indeed you can run away from all but not from your self…inspiring lines Jacob πŸ‘Œ

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  3. How say’s you can’t run away from your shadows?

    Bending light within
    those daytime dreams..


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  4. NoOneKnows

    Well said. πŸ™‚

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  5. Economy of words, but said well. Thanks

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  7. Must’be been profound, as you’d realized this about yourself…

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  8. Loved the way you weaved in the Universal Truth at the end! Very well done!

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  9. It’s nice..
    I would like you to have a glance at my piece too on https://nostringsattacheddotblog.wordpress.com/
    Would love to receive your reviews

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  10. Great poem, Jacob. Will you accept a challenge I’ve nominated you for? Do check it out at-

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