Shalom Freedman

(Troy New York)

Quiet As Peace Calm As Calm


I had a Mother
Whose Soul
Was Goodness and Quiet and Joy and Calm
In its good days-

I am her son still
Long past the age
I best remember her as-

Oh Ma with all your goodness
Where did you go?
And where calm or no calm
Will I go also?

Submitted: Monday, January 07, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, January 08, 2013

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Out of the Joy of my own inner self-
I write these lines

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