Shalom Freedman

(Troy New York)

Not All Poems Are Confessions


NOT ALL POEMS ARE CONFESSIONS

Not all poems are confessions,
But mine often are-
I write to understand and justify myself
And to help myself know
What to do next-
The writing itself is often the action that helps

Not all poems are confessions
And not all poems are therapy
And not all poems are prayer
But mine often are.

Submitted: Saturday, December 10, 2011

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