Treasure Island

Shalom Freedman

(Troy New York)

Life and Its Sadnesses Does Not Leave Me


LIFE AND ITS SADNESSES DOES NOT LEAVE ME

Life and its sadnesses does not leave me-
Quiet I hear and know
Pains of others pains of friends
Time’s wounds
I cannot heal-

Blessed now I painless walk through the world
Sadness is something else -
Pains of others are their pains not mine
Why should I be blessed
When others my age suffer so now?

Submitted: Monday, November 29, 2010

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