Shalom Freedman

(Troy New York)

Sometimes An Incidental Memory


Of some long never- thought- of
And wholly insignificant reality
Comes suddenly back
And with it
The pleasure of being again
In another time, another world
Life as it once was-

And as suddenly as it appeared
It vanishes
And we are left alone
With empty longing
For lost worlds
That will never return again-

Submitted: Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, March 13, 2013

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