Together by John Lysaght

My dark-complected companion,
My fraternal twin–
A projected indelible friend—
One who is sometimes invisible
But one who is always at the ready.
Always.
 
This silent silhouette,
A kin to me,
An often elongated acrobat
Emerging Gjiacometti-like from within—
Stretches, contorts, fades away—
Sometimes to lead, sometimes to follow,
Sometimes to be beside me, and—
Sometimes to gather friends along the way.
Always.
 
My mime,
A married reflection,
Awaits the light.
Once illuminated to life
Instruction begins:
Through selfless silence,
Through loyalty,
Through images of me
In anger, deceit, joy or sorrow.
Contemplate this shadow
Waiting for me to come into the light.
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