Treasure Island

Shalom Freedman

(Troy New York)

It Took A Lifetime For Him To Write A Single Poem


It took a lifetime for him to write a single poem
His only poem
A poem as lonely as himself
No one read the life
Or understood the poem
Or cared to know why he had been unable to write it truly-


Imagine devoting a whole lifetime
To writing a single flawed poem
Filled with errors and forever unread-

Imagine writing a poem for a lifetime
And nothing being the result
And nonetheless understanding
He did what he had to do
Even if he should have done it better.

Submitted: Sunday, March 02, 2014
Edited: Monday, March 03, 2014

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