Treasure Island

Shalom Freedman

(Troy New York)

Can A Poem Be Written


CAN A POEM BE WRITTEN

Can a Poem be written
In Anger Frustration Fear Disappointment?
Can it be written
In Failure?
Can a Poem be written
When no light shines
And the middle of the night is longer
Than life itself?

Can a Poem be written now
When old afraid sad angry foolish failure me
Cannot even dream?

Submitted: Sunday, February 15, 2009

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