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Lost in Shadow

An Eclipse Acrostic

By Andrew C McDonaldPublished about a month ago 1 min read

E clipsed by regret

C owering in shame

L onging to emerge, yet

I mmersed in apathy

P ale in comparison

S hade of my true self

E ngulfed by his shadow


About the Creator

Andrew C McDonald

Andrew McDonald is a 911 dispatcher of 30 yrs with a B.S. in Math (1985). He served as an Army officer 1985 to 1992, honorably exiting a captain.


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Excellent work. Looking forward to reading more!

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    The story invoked strong personal emotions

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  • Dharrsheena Raja Segarranabout a month ago

    Andrewwwwwww!! I've missed you and your writing! I was so happy to see your name in my notifications! I hope you're doing well. Your Acrostic was so poignant and I loved it!

  • Esala Gunathilakeabout a month ago

    A nice Eclipse

  • Brenton Fabout a month ago

    Great to have you back with a bang Andrew!

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