Shalom Freedman

Veteran Poet - 1,842 Points (Troy New York)

I Am Without Poetry - Poem by Shalom Freedman

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I AM WITHOUT POETRY


I am without poetry
Flat dead inside
Why?

Too much sickness of friends and relatives
Too much failure in my own writing life

I write these lines too
Without enthusiasm or hope
Or any great sense of meaning

An exercise to keep myself going
A small effort in the struggle to stay alive

Without Poetry I write Poetry to stay alive
A whole small poem for one line of meaning
Towards the end.


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  • Gold Star - 12,571 Points Ramesh Rai (10/24/2014 8:47:00 AM)

    Without Poetry I write Poetry to stay
    alive
    Much sensitive. Enjoyed the read (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, June 4, 2014



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