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Shalom Freedman

Freshman - 1,046 Points (Troy New York)

In The Same Moment Death And Birth


IN THE SAME MOMENT DEATH AND BIRTH

In the same moment death and birth joy and sorrow,
A world that goes on contradicting itself in feeling-
No one forever happy always
And no light bright enough to forever shine -
In a world of constant contradiction,
Of never- ending dissonance,
Of always somewhere else something else-
In that world
And in ourselves
We must try to be at home and at one,
For the little time we have.

Submitted: Saturday, November 26, 2011
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