Treasure Island

Shalom Freedman

(Troy New York)

It Does Not Matter If I Am Not An 'Immortal'


I will die anyway
Oblivion has a long time
It can wait for someone forever-
It will eventually encompass all-

Not being an 'Immortal'
Is what it is going to be
No matter how far
I do or do not get-

So I console myself now
With this small bit of cowardice.

Submitted: Monday, February 25, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, February 26, 2013
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