Treasure Island

Shalom Freedman

(Troy New York)

Too Many Of My Friends Are Gone


Too many of my friends are gone-
Many have died
Others have left this world while in this world-
What joy is there in life when one no longer has friends to talk to?

It is so sad
Two of the most optimistic people I have ever known
Far more optimistic than me
Are no longer here
Life is so much less interesting and less hopeful without them-

Submitted: Saturday, August 31, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, September 03, 2013

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