Learn More

Shalom Freedman

Freshman - 1,046 Points (Troy New York)

The Mighty Stream Slows


THE MIGHTY STREAM SLOWS

The mighty stream slows
The Lines lose their force
Poetry is a forced effort again
And the Music no longer has any meaning.

Poems are prose
And nothing that one does
Can really write them
Again.

Submitted: Saturday, August 02, 2008

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (The Mighty Stream Slows by Shalom Freedman )

Enter the verification code :

  • Rookie JS Black (8/2/2008 10:26:00 PM)

    The spark of creativity can be so elusive and frustrating. It's what makes the effort worth it. Great insight! ...Jeff. (Report) Reply

Read all 1 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  4. I Am the Only Being Whose Doom, Emily Jane Brontë
  5. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  6. If, Rudyard Kipling
  7. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  8. A Smile To Remember, Charles Bukowski
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  10. Acquainted with the Night, Robert Frost

Poem of the Day

poet Emily Jane Brontë

I am the only being whose doom
No tongue would ask no eye would mourn
I never caused a thought of gloom
A smile of joy since I was born

In secret pleasure - secret tears
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. Fear, Leong Ming Loong
  2. Wet Dry Shoes, Jesse Swedlund
  3. Ceremony For Any Beginning, Robert Pinsky
  4. Seer's See Suns' Shadow as Seven Seals S.., Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR
  5. I Dance, Hiada Debney
  6. गोरबो इसिँनिफ्राइ -97, Ronjoy Brahma
  7. Rivers and Ocean, Aftab Alam
  8. Of Respect To The Rose...(r), Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR
  9. A Grandfather's Story, Leong Ming Loong
  10. Behind The Eyes of Amedeo Modigliani {La.., Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR
[Hata Bildir]