Fearless Reason

Fearless reason in an age of frightened absurdity.

Tag: shadow self

Shadow I See You

Shadow
I see
you.

Memory
of my
false self.

Coldness
of the closed
heart.

Shadow
I see
you.

Lurking
in my
mind.

Whispering
old
tales.

Shadow
I see
you.

Seeking
once more
domination.

Darkness
of my
soul.

Shadow
I see
you,

The Shadow of the Self

The shadow
of the self
remains hidden
in darkness.

Guarded
and preserved
by egotistical
pride.

Enabled
by self-delusion
and little
white lies.

Dare
that I look
darkness
in the eyes.

For it is me
that I see
which cowers
and hides.

Excreting
shame
in the absence
of light.

Hidden
only from
willfully blind
eyes.

Revealed
only by senses
which see
without sight.

Lies No Longer Hide Us From Disgrace

Blind eyes
have been
stricken
with sight.

Lies
no longer
hide us from
disgrace.

We are not
who we
thought we
were.

Not nearly
so noble
nor hardly
so kind.

We are not
martyrs
to a righteous
cause.

We are children
playing
deadly
games.

Dying for
riches and
fleeting
fame.

Self-deceptions
no longer
make us
saints.