Shalom Freedman

Veteran Poet - 1,755 Points (Troy New York)

I Did Not Write In Rage Poem by Shalom Freedman


I DID NOT WRITE IN RAGE

I did not write in rage
And seek a name in righteous anger
I did not know how to hate
Not enough
And to curse
Almost not at all
I did not know how to make my pain
Revenge and Bitterness
The Fury of the most Destructive feeling-

I was too calm
And too quiet
And too eager for Peace
And Time to be let alone in-

I did not enter the world as a warrior
And I conquered nothing
Oh what a poor old weak nice guy I have been
Without the Rage of Greatness
Or the Fury of the Monstrously Powerful Soul.

Submitted: Thursday, March 07, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Form:


Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (I Did Not Write In Rage by Shalom Freedman )

There is no comment submitted by members..

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Caged Bird
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
Trending Poets
Trending Poems
  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  4. If, Rudyard Kipling
  5. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  6. Caged Bird, Maya Angelou
  7. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  8. As I Grew Older, Langston Hughes
  9. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  10. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
[Hata Bildir]