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Shalom Freedman

Freshman - 1,046 Points (Troy New York)

Only When I Write Do I Really Live


Only when I write do I really live
The rest is shadow and waiting-
I am pathetic for this-
As a person
I am really a very silent human being,
But when I write
I somehow feel I live-
Even if I do not believe it
For long
After I am silent again-

Submitted: Monday, September 23, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 23, 2013

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