Shalom Freedman

(Troy New York)

I Pretend To Be Outside And Above It


I PRETEND TO BE OUTSIDE AND ABOVE IT

I pretend to be outside and above it
Stuck in a place
Older than I ever wanted to be-

But underneath and through it
The old slow rolling of sadness
The inevitable passage of Time to Death-

Submitted: Saturday, March 16, 2013

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