In the terms of a Shadow


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I watched the world as a lie,

I watched people live and die,

I watched things as time flew by,

And not ever once have I asked why.


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Back then I saw millions of faces,

Since then I've seen thousands of places,

I've participated in hundreds of races,

But I've seen countless dead human cases.


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Once, I let out a small plea,

Though it was unheard, I just wanted to be free,

Since then, I've gone countless miles, from land to sea,

And have seen millions of smiles, never directed at me.


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I was always there, yet you didn't know,

I could've been high in the sky, or deep down below,

And along with you, I too will grow,

But I wish I could just play with you, though.


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Have you ever known I was there,

I have lived in the shadows of despair,

And though I'll never harm you, beware,

Dangers follow you everywhere.


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You never notice me, but I am your friend,

And I'll always be there, when you play pretend,

I'll play hide-&-seek with you, when others can't attend,

But no matter what, I'll always be with you in the end.


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I'm always with you, even though you'll never know,

You see, all I ever wanted was to say 'hello',

Right now, as I'm watching you play in the snow,

Unaware I am even there, for I am your shadow.


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Told from the view of a... shadow, that's all I'll say for now.