Treasure Island

Shalom Freedman

(Troy New York)

Poems And More Poems


Poems and more poems
Dreams and more dreams
What have I done with my life?
Words and more words
Dreams and more empty dreams-

Not Money, Not Recognition
Not Fame, Not Honor,
Not a good pension,
Not a secure old age,
Not Recognition, not anything much-


Poems and more poems
Dreams and more dreams
Words and more words

And what Suffering and Difficulty and Indignity
Until Death?

Submitted: Sunday, May 19, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, September 11, 2013
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