Shadow Dancing

I slow dance with the silhouettes of my transgressions. To a polonaise of hurt and regret; I dip and spin and twirl, until the twinkling of the ballroom stars converge and shed their light on the insight I have gained as a result of having lived through my sins, and come out wiser, on the other side.

Wisdom’s alchemy

Sins orchestrated shadows

Emerge as spirit guides

Haiku Haibun written (but posted too late to qualify) for Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday #synonyms only for Follow and Lead. My choices are italicized.

14 thoughts on “Shadow Dancing

  1. I liked this so much. Dancing in the face of – in spite of – those mean and nasty thoughts inside that tell us things we don’t want to be told and coming out better in the end is (at least for me) such a positive affirmation. I need to remember this one.

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