the fauxbeams' dance

By via

Whisper, lisper, while and riddle!
Which is what and who's the middle?
Every one goes bobbing, weaving
Into-out and coming-leaving


Cast by lamp and thrown by candle
Mad behavior prone to scandal!
Watch the shadows writhe and wriggle
Shifting shape with silent giggle


Scattering like gauzy bugsies
Out of corners, over rugsies
Amorphous yet stuck like glueing
Made by you, but you, askewing


Where e'er lights shine, see them tumble
Gath'ring in an umbra jumble
Never solid, never solo
Twixt-between the raying cross-glow


That's the netherworld begotten
Nightly seen but oft forgotten
'Cept in haunted fever-dreaming:
Whence our shadows go fauxbeaming!


 


(greatly inspired by Flockofwords description of the fauxbeams, and all the delightful rhyming that goes on here.) <3

Document
the fauxbeams' dance

Created: May 26, 2011

Tags: shadow, poem, rhyme, netherworld, jumble, fauxbeams, beings, limerick, dance

Document Media

Related Records:

owen the owl (tiny rhyme)
owen the owl (tiny rhyme) By via
Shadow Caste: A PROLOGUE
Shadow Caste: A PROLOGUE By Joe
Re: The Man with no Shadow
Re: The Man with no Shadow By malena
Shadow People Poem
Shadow People Poem By Metaphorest
Secret Love(rs)
Secret Love(rs) By Scarlet
like shadows/2 - WWC #62
like shadows/2 - WWC #62 By tootwofoursquare
via interviews via
via interviews via By via
SHADOW CASTE
SHADOW CASTE By Joe
a philosophical suggestion
a philosophical suggestion By via
Shadow - 3x4 Poem
Shadow - 3x4 Poem By supertoster
Afraid - tiny story
Afraid - tiny story By sinnamin
Dancer
Dancer By AeB