Treasure Island

Shalom Freedman

(Troy New York)

A Poorer World Is A Sadder World


A POORER WORLD IS A SADDER WORLD

A poorer world
Is a sadder world.

Bleak grey winter light
Sinking.

The people move more slowly,
No one smiles.

Hard times, hard life.

A poorer world-now.

Submitted: Sunday, October 26, 2008

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