Treasure Island

Shalom Freedman

(Troy New York)

A Poem Wants Me


A POEM WANTS ME

A poem wants me-
I want to walk up the hill
In silence-
I have too many errands today
But it will not let me go-
It makes me sit in the shade
And write this down
As if my every little thought
Must be a part of it-
A poem wants me
Can it now let me go?

Submitted: Friday, May 22, 2009

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