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The Little Shadow (2013).

Collage’s Little Shadow

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The Little Shadow (2013). Digital collage created & copyright © by Eric Edelman. All rights reserved.

Our little shadows keep us company everywhere.

They trail after us like faithful pets; they run ahead of us; they playfully hide from us at noon. As we move toward light, the little shadows love to magnify their size and their illusion of importance.

Yet those are only the visible little shadows. We have other ones that we never see because they live inside us. The inward little shadows also follow us, or precede us, but never disappear. Their importance is independent of their size, and thus they need not magnify it. We magnify our little inward shadows whether or not we are aware of them—but never as much as when we deny their existence.

(All artwork, descriptions, & other text created & copyright © by Eric Edelman. All rights reserved.)

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Sukhmandir Kaur November 19, 2013, 7:12 pm

Oh Yes the shadow knows and never leaves us, only hiding out until the light shines upon us. Another great collage with an outstanding message.

Eric Edelman November 19, 2013, 9:46 pm

Thanks very much—I’m glad you enjoyed it!

Rebecca November 20, 2013, 1:40 am

That is beautiful.. 🙂

Eric Edelman November 20, 2013, 1:47 pm

Thank you very much, Rebecca!

stevebethere November 20, 2013, 6:46 am

Brilliant …and have never looked at a shadow in that way before 😉

Have a shadowtastic week 😉

Eric Edelman November 20, 2013, 1:48 pm

Thanks so much, Steve…have a Schattenfreude-filled week 😉

John November 20, 2013, 2:58 pm

different views of a single man, looking nice, his eyes are gorgeous.

Happy Wordless Wednesday! My entry is here.

Eric Edelman November 26, 2013, 7:27 pm

Thanks very much, John!

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