Treasure Island

Shalom Freedman

(Troy New York)

In The Silence Of This Workless Day


IN THE SILENCE OF THE WORKLESS DAY

In the silence of the workless day
I lose myself-
Meaninglessness irritates-

What is it all about
When I can do nothing in it?

Rest Peace Prayer Food
What are they?

A man needs to use his mind
A man needs to think and work
And dream and write -

I come back to myself now
With these words-

Worthless or not
I believe again in my life
When I write them.

Submitted: Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, September 25, 2013

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