Treasure Island

Shalom Freedman

(Troy New York)

When There Is Nothing To Say


When there is nothing to say
Try to say something,
For Nothing is only Nothing
And saying it will not help-

Saying something may give meaning to life
Even if what one says is not of great significance-
Saying nothing gives nothing

Saying this little something then
Is another small attempt at giving life meaning-

It may be nothing really and nothing in the end and after all
But for now it is a little something
And a little something is better than nothing
Sometimes maybe even now-

Submitted: Monday, September 02, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, September 03, 2013

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