Treasure Island

Shalom Freedman

(Troy New York)

A Poem Should Mean More Than It Says


A Poem should mean more than it says
And feel more than it means-
It should be where never ending Dreaming is,
And yet when it ends decide for us
Where Reality truly is and has been and will be-

A Poem should always be more than its own words-
And yet in its only way be
A metaphor to the stars
Whose visible light hints at more light unseen
beyond us all,
Dust and no Dust
The ‘One and Only One’
More than ‘everything’.

Submitted: Friday, May 20, 2011
Edited: Friday, May 20, 2011

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