Friday, August 24, 2012

I Am My Shadow...

I Am My Shadow...

By Gloria Faye Brown Bates/aka Granny Gee

I was standing on the back porch this morning with the light behind me.  I was looking to see if there were deer standing nearby eating grass... usually I see several deer.  I love how they stand there trusting me not to hurt them... looking at me.

I didn't see a deer but, I began to notice the shadows on the ground in front of me.  Kissy the Rottie, and Chadwick the Special Mix... were standing by my side... on each side of me.

One of the shadows showed Kissy's 'big' head... the head with his precious 'little ears'.  It seemed to be bigger than it should be.  I noticed this without giving it any thought.

I moved one of my arms, I had both folded with my hands underneath my chin (sort of like praying).  I happened to look down at the ground in front of me to see 'why' the shadow moved.... 'why did one of Kissy's ears move!'

It dawned on me .... that wasn't Kissy's 'big' head at all... it was 'me'.... my shadow!  The thought came to me that 'I am my shadow'!  :)))  I looked closely, his shadow looked alot like my shadow.... my elbows looked like 'little ears'.

I just thought of something... 'where in the world was my head?... I don't recall seeing 'my' head... and I have alot of hair!

I grinned while I stood there... I'd been thinking 'what a big head you have, Kissy!'  It wasn't his head at all.... it was me!  I am my shadow!  :)))

1 comment:

  1. You do have a lot of hair! :)
    But to be envied. I remember my grandmother, when she was 90, her hair was so silky fine, thin thin thin. Enjoy your hair!