It’s midnight and the world is lost in the darkness of slumber. Well, at least my part of the globe!
I am supposed to pride myself in being human and so should feel sleepy.
But, I have been blessed with two lives. One to be lived during daylight. The other in the dark of the night.
I cherish the nocturnal particularly because:
In the dark, my eyes see more clearly the reality of life;
In the stillness, my ears perceive the noise of art;
In the security, inspiration barges in maliciously, having been denied attention all day;
In the serenity, my mind is actively running through the pages of the daytime-life I have lived; and
While other members of my species slip from consciousness, I am more alive than their sun at midday.
Imagine me accomplishing in 6 hours what they couldn’t in 18 hours; between the still darkness and a lost slumbered world.
You are welcome only if you have a shadow.
Writing is being.
Being mad is serious business.
Being deep is mad business.
copyright notice. (Shadows have copyrights.)
©Christopher Osunbote and ifeelshadows.com, 2012-2021.
Unauthorized use and/or
duplication of these materials without
express and written permission
from this blog’s author and/or
owner is strictly prohibited.
Excerpts and links may be used,
provided that full and clear credit
is given to Christopher Osunbote and ifeelshadows.com with appropriate and
specific direction to the original
SHADOWS EVEN WROTE BOOKS!
Birds have shadows too.My Tweets
A link to the outside world
A free spirit playing with the beauty, ugliness and power of words, and spreading the truths that make life fun and insane.