Jennifer (gaaneden) wrote,

Saved by Shadows?

I'm still shaking but I'm calm. I'm pretty sure I know what my shadow guy was supposed to do today: save my life. I just got home. Like usual, I walked across the parking lot my mailbox. I got my mail out. I was in the process of closing mailbox and turning and there he was. Right next to me. He was like a solid shadow. I don't know how else to put it. He was there. I could sense him. It scared the crap out of me and I jumped back, stumbling over the curb by the mailboxes. I sprawled on the ground and he held his hand out to me, palm towards me in a "stop" motion. I scrabbled back, trying to grab my purse, find my keys and keep my eyes on him at the same time.

I couldn't do it. I had to look away to find them. When I looked back, he was still there but he was standing in the middle of the street. He turned and morphed into me. I'm serious! It was me but shadow me. I know my walk. He/me was walking, looking at shadow mail when I heard/saw the car come around the corner way too fast. There was a squeal of tires and the car stopped but not before it went through the shadow guy.

The kid in the car got out and looked around. He looked confused when there was nothing on his grill. When he saw me getting up from my sprawled position, he freaked out, asking me if I was ok, that he didn't see me and he was really sorry. He promised not to speed in the complex again. Then he asked me how I got over there by the curb. I didn't answer. I just hurried to my condo. At the top of the stairs, I looked around and saw my shadow guy. He tipped his hat to me. I turned to wave and found myself waving at a tree.

I know I'll see more shadow people. I always have and I always will. But, I wonder if I'll see that particular one again. I kind of hope so. Then again, I kind of hope not.

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