When you stand in your shadow,
You see a companion for yourself.
Someone you wish will never leave you,
will walk with your step forever.
But this shadow is also there,
With you only in light.
When darkness dawns,
Even a part of you leaves you behind.
But I promise to follow,
Never to judge, to be your rock,
When the tides crash harder.
And harder still, I’ll be there to hold your hand.
Like quick sand, time will seep.
We may grow, distance, fall apart,
But all through that, I promise,
I’ll be better than that betraying shadow.
Love cannot be asked for,
Our love cannot be judged.
But when it is furnished and when it is true,
No question arises,
And we stand still,
In this quickening sand.