Treasure Island

Shalom Freedman

(Troy New York)

I Cannot Write My Sadness Away


As I could when I was young
Now my Sadness is older than all Literature
It has a grave before it
And many graves of friends all around

I would like to go beyond it somehow
But I know I cannot

Sadness will be an essential part of who I am
Until I am not.

Submitted: Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Edited: Thursday, May 09, 2013

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