I lit a fire in the hearth,
To replace your warmth.
I lit the world up with lamps,
To make up for your absence.
Most of the time.
But neither lamps nor fire.
play with my shadows like you do, Sire.
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Note: “shadows” here represents the metaphysical one we are all supposed to carry according to Jungian psychology:
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This 42 word ” story” is written in response to the 100 word photo challenge posted by Rochelle Wisoff-Field each week. This week’s photo was provided by Rochelle herself.
Click on the ‘blue frog’ below to read other amazing takes on the same photo prompt: