Sonya Florentino

Rookie (Manila, Philippines (residing NYC))

# # His Life As A Poem (inspired by the poems of Shalom Freedman)

He was born
He lived
He suffered to write
He died
His poems ask why

The poet is not dead
The poet is alive
The poet posts poems
on this poemhunter site

© 2009 Sonya Florentino

Note: the poem is not about Mr. Shalom Freedman (it was simply inspired by some of his poems) . It could be about any poet, it could be about you, or it could very well be about me.....

Submitted: Tuesday, October 20, 2009
Edited: Sunday, November 22, 2009

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Comments about this poem (# # His Life As A Poem (inspired by the poems of Shalom Freedman) by Sonya Florentino )

  • Rookie - 66 Points Prince Obed de la Cruz (11/2/2009 2:08:00 AM)

    ooooh, this one is nice. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sandra Martyres (11/1/2009 12:04:00 AM)

    You are amazing in your choice of subject and ofcourse the content...great write Sonya (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sandra Fowler (10/23/2009 9:45:00 PM)

    A very evocative title. It is not surprising that Shalom
    Freedom's work has inspired these spare, elegant
    lines. I believe his poems will have life
    beyond the calendar.A poet could ask
    for no more than this. Beautiful
    work, Sonya.


    SandraX (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Alison Cassidy (10/20/2009 10:55:00 PM)

    You have done it again. Taken us straight to the kernel of your subject. No frills, no elaborations. Just truth unadorned. Excellent. Love, Allie ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Rakesh Bedi (10/20/2009 10:25:00 PM)

    ...beautiful.....amazing....i for one was STUNNED! ! ! .....thanks for sharing, dear (Report) Reply

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