Shalom Freedman

(Troy New York)

Sadness Is A Major Theme Of Mine


Sadness is a major theme of mine
I am sad a lot
I am not sure why -

My father was the saddest person I have ever known
Perhaps its that-

But life is sad
It has so much sadness in it-

Yesterday a very good friend of mine
Was pronounced incurably ill
So many friends of our recently
Have become very ill-
Aging brings much sadness with it-
So much sadness -

Inside I have too much joy too and peace and calm
I have those things also-

But sadness is always here or waiting to come.

Submitted: Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Edited: Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Sadness Is A Major Theme Of Mine by Shalom Freedman )

Enter the verification code :

  • Dipti Gurung (3/13/2012 11:34:00 AM)

    this is really sad...i guess this means your poem is in effect....i haven't read all your poems... i wouldn't know how to read a 1798 poems....but whichever I've read I've loved...whichever I've loved has graced me with a different you....and with that being said I'd like to say you are a million in one (Report) Reply

Read all 1 comments »

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Driving Me Crazy! !, Damian Murphy
  2. For The Maids Of Chibok, Simpa omoluabi
  3. Sakura Park, Rachel Todd Wetzsteon
  4. Share This Space, Jon M. Nelson
  5. Rain at Reading, Rachel Todd Wetzsteon
  6. A Special Mother, Kripa Bhardwaj
  7. Fallen Soldier Table, Jon M. Nelson
  8. Meteors, Ronald Chapman
  9. Snake-fire, gajanan mishra
  10. On Leaving the Bachelorette Brunch, Rachel Todd Wetzsteon

Poem of the Day

poet Edgar Allan Poe

Kind solace in a dying hour!
Such, father, is not (now) my theme-
I will not madly deem that power
Of Earth may shrive me of the sin
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Jacques Prevert

 

Member Poem

[Hata Bildir]