Shalom Freedman

Gold Star - 9,125 Points (Troy New York)

There Is So Much I Will Never Live To See - Poem by Shalom Freedman

The future of many I love now
Who I so care and worry about-

Future chapters of the story of the Jewish people and Israel
Of Humanity as a whole-

I will not know if our biological being is only a phase in our overall development-
I will not know if we connect with other civilizations-
I will not know if we succeed in colonizing other planets-

I will never see the earth without carbon dioxide-
I will never see the sun burn itself out-

I will never know if we have made it to the stars

I will die ignorant of almost everything the Future will bring-

My prayer is to God
And in some other world for all of us-

But will I know that?

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, November 3, 2013

Poem Edited: Monday, November 4, 2013


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