The Shadow of David is an illustrated poetry collection by Romy Erikson about power, love, hope, depression and insanity as a poet awaits her lover who is in reality a cruel non-empathetic demon called David who devotes his attention to the poet with the only purpose of destroying her, resulting in her sainthood upon death, and her return to life as a spirit free of shadows. The Shadow of David is a crafted collection of poems developed over a decade through different stages of awareness. The book contains some erotic works. Romy is self-taught and passionate about her writing, currently working on her first novel and second poetry book. The Shadow of David is a copyrighted poetry collection to Romy Erikson (c) 2002-2017.