Learn More

Shalom Freedman

Freshman - 1,046 Points (Troy New York)

A Poem For Singers Who End Their Song Too Soon


Those who are sad and listen to the night's song
And wait for the sadness to end
Know the sadness can never end
Even if the song ends many times

Night after night there are so many songs
And there is so much sadness
But the sadness never ends
Though the songs end

Sadness is greater than any song
Greater than any night
It goes on and on within us
Whatever the time and whatever the music

Life is a song of sadness
And when life ends
Perhaps then the sadness ends
But before then
Sadness is the song
Night and day and always
Sadness is the song we sing without end

Submitted: Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Edited: Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (A Poem For Singers Who End Their Song Too Soon by Shalom Freedman )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 1 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  4. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  5. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  6. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  7. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  8. No Man Is An Island, John Donne
  9. The Raven, Edgar Allan Poe
  10. A Child's Christmas in Wales, Dylan Thomas

Poem of the Day

poet Li Po

Amongst the flowers I
am alone with my pot of wine
drinking by myself; then lifting
my cup I asked the moon
to drink with me, its reflection
and mine in the wine cup, just
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

poet Marvin Brato Sr

New Poems

  1. Boy vs girl, Mark Heathcote
  2. remplaçable, Lubinda Lubinda
  3. Human Nature, Merton Lee
  4. Those Moments Of Weakness لحظات الضعف هذه, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  5. Money (Cedi), Ghana Green Poetry Foundation
  6. Off the Rez, Smoky Hoss
  7. As an emigrant كمهاجر, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  8. Two Little Boats, Ghana Green Poetry Foundation
  9. The Golden Swan, Ghana Green Poetry Foundation
  10. As a passer-bye, MOHAMMAD SKATI
[Hata Bildir]