Treasure Island

Shalom Freedman

(Troy New York)

As The World Goes On Without Any Special Need Of My Services


AS THE WORLD GOES ON WITHOUT ANY SPECIAL NEED OF MY SERVICES

As the world goes on without any special need for my services
I sit and write my little poems
Even the lives of those most cared about by me
Go on now largely without my help -

Being old is often being irrelevant
And so I so often am now -

I write these words too
As if I understand
That those who share my feeling and situation
Will not necessarily be moved or helped by them.

Submitted: Sunday, June 24, 2012

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  • Roxanne Zena (6/24/2012 10:25:00 PM)

    Beautiful, I can relate to what you are going through, I just want you to know that everyone in your life is affected by you, I know it might not seem like it now, but trust me, they all need you, whether you see it or not. (Report) Reply

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