Treasure Island

Shalom Freedman

(Troy New York)

A Poem Can Be Written While Waiting For The World To Go By


A poem can be written while waiting for the world to go by
In silence
Resting
Sitting on a curb with the wind at one’s back
While going to help a daughter
Who has just had a daughter of her own-

A poem can be written now
As I sit here and rest
Before resuming a walk
To meet the dream of a lifetime
Come true.

Submitted: Friday, July 08, 2011
Edited: Saturday, July 09, 2011

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