I cast a long shadow.
She is taller than I am.
She is stronger and more substantial too.
Her baggage rests at her feet,
(mine is carried in my shoulders, my head and my heart).
She stops when I do and waits for me.
Will she pick up that heavy load again?
With or without it, I will never catch her.
When I stumble forward again,
she glides effortlessly onward.
I envy her.
How I envy her.
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