Shalom Freedman

Freshman - 1,338 Points (Troy New York)

The Poem I Did Not Write Today


THE POEM I DID NOT WRITE TODAY

The poem I did not write today
Will never be written.
No one knows what it is
Or where it is
'How it can be? ' is another question
No one can answer.

The poem I did not write today
Never went away
It is always here with me and with you
It is the same simple poem
Written over and over again
In our everyday minds.

It is the poem of love of life
The poem of happiness
The poem of belief in God
And in the goodness in the world to come
It is the poem which believes too that poetry will help save the world.

It is the good poem
The happy poem
The poem I did not write today
Is the poem my life is writing now and always
And with you it says
‘What a miracle it is that we are here
reading and writing
and loving life as we do’.

Submitted: Wednesday, July 22, 2009

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  • Rookie - 0 Points Ben Gieske (7/22/2009 7:59:00 AM)

    As you wonderfully point out, our written poems are merely glimpses of our real living and loving. Both should inspire each other for the creation of the good and the beautiful. (Report) Reply

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