Treasure Island

Shalom Freedman

(Troy New York)

A Man Does Not Know Who He Is


A MAN DOES NOT KNOW WHO HE IS

A man does not know who he is-
He is too old to not know,
But he still does not know-

He is lost in his own dream of himself
That never happened -

A man is nowhere
And going nowhere
And too old to ever go anywhere again-

The long distance is farther than he has ever known
Or ever will know-

And it will not have him in it.

Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2013

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