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In The Shadow

Temporarily Obscured

By Laydee BPublished 14 days ago 1 min read
In The Shadow
Photo by Nat on Unsplash

Embarrassed, defeated, aghast I stand

Competing, this victory I had in my hand

Left overshadowed by my protege, a light that once shined on me

Inexcusable emotions, rage, envy and jealousy

Peels of laughter, celebration everywhere as I wallowed in discouragement

Small to others, huge to me, a stranger's words of encouragement

Everyone has time to shine, it’s just the time of another. Yours never left, it’s just temporarily covered


About the Creator

Laydee B

Like wine, my writing gets better in time. Here's my work, my thoughts all over the place... Let that sit!!! LOL!!! But seriously, I just really love to write!!!

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