Coming Back

So many days spent under light bulbs that
now as the clouds move across the sun
an uncanny feeling comes over me
more subtle than the flick of a switch or
the evenness of a dimmer
a feeling of another world
forgotten but coming back
as my shadow changes before me

Bradley Samore currently lives in North Carolina and is a high school English teacher. In 2016, he was chosen as Beginning Teacher-of-the-Year in Palm Beach County, Florida. Bradley previously worked for the Spanish Ministry of Education as a culture and language assistant in Asturias, Spain. He has been published in Words Apart.