Treasure Island

Shalom Freedman

(Troy New York)

A Poem Of Pain is A Different Kind of Poem


A poem of pain is a different kind of poem
Than the poem I would write
But what if this becomes all I have?

What if Pain makes Poetry meaningless?
What if Poetry becomes only the vain self- exaltation
Which gives no help and comfort
To the one one loves?

What if Pain makes Poetry meaningless?

Submitted: Monday, June 20, 2011
Edited: Tuesday, June 21, 2011

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