Treasure Island

Shalom Freedman

(Troy New York)

Growing Old Is Failing At More And More Small Things


GROWING OLD IS FAILING AT MORE AND MORE SMALL THINGS

Growing old is failing at more and more small things
It is losing power after power.

Diminished
And growing less and less
Down and down
An old man tries to sing
But even his voice is no more than
A cracked- filled silence.

Submitted: Sunday, August 09, 2009

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  • Val Morehouse (8/9/2009 10:29:00 PM)

    Shalom, Shalom... take a look at my poem 'Getting Older', I think you will enjoy its little surprises!

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