Faye Sizemore

SUNSHINE AND SHADOWS

One’s not possible
without the other
Sunshine is the truth
in the words of my brother
Shadow is the time of leaving
For in shadows is the grieving
In the sunshine of our life
He was always there
No matter what the strife
There was nothing he’d not dare
I thought he’d always care
In the sun he strode tall
And I trusted him with all
The sun did brightly shine
Off his armor enough to blind
When I did turn my head
There were words said
That I did not understand
And his sunshine is no longer
in this shadow land
Shadows do make us weep
It is the happiness of the sunshine
That our memories will keep
Safe from the passing of time

Submitted for the August 2002 IWVPA Club Theme Project, “Sunshine