Treasure Island

Shalom Freedman

(Troy New York)

The Poem I have Written For So Long


THE POEM I HAVE WRITTEN FOR SO LONG


The poem I have written for so long
The simple lines –
Is not good enough.

Still the morning light on the trees
Is 'The morning light on the trees'
I cannot say it more specifically more precisely more beautifully-

Time will tell
I am already old
No one knows
Goodbye is goodbye-

The morning light is still on the trees.

Submitted: Friday, July 23, 2010

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