Post more comments

Shalom Freedman

(Troy New York)

There Are Poems That Tear The Soul


There are poems that tear the soul
And leave us gasping for breath
They make us recall
Our losses in life
And our disappointments
They hurt us with their Beauty
And we do not know
What to do with them.

Like people we loved once
Who are far away
And like times in our life
Which were happy
And now are recalled in regret
There are poems that tear the soul
And leave us wondering
Why all this pain is life
And why there is
So much we will never know or have
Though we long for and would die for.

Submitted: Sunday, October 14, 2012
Edited: Monday, October 15, 2012
Listen to this poem:

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 (There Are Poems That Tear The Soul by Shalom Freedman )

Enter the verification code :

  • Elena Sandu (10/23/2012 9:03:00 PM)

    And why there is
    So much we will never know or have
    Though we long for and would die for. How would I like to know the answer! Excellent poem, thank you for share. (Report) Reply

Read all 1 comments »

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

New Poems

  1. Desire, Avinash Nair
  2. My Grieving Heart, Enyinwa Okechukwu Enyinwa
  3. The Green Flash, Morgan Michaels
  4. The Rough Guide to Romantic Comedy, James Thomas Miller
  5. Recessional, James Thomas Miller
  6. Poverty Streets, Darren David Weaver
  7. Destiny, Jesus James Llorico
  8. Another Sunset, Jesus James Llorico
  9. Time and Distance, Michael Mira
  10. A JUNKYARD WAR حرب الخردة, MOHAMMAD SKATI

Poem of the Day

poet Ambrose Bierce

Weather
by Ambrose Bierce

Once I dipt into the future far as human eye could see,
And I saw the Chief Forecaster, dead as any one can be--
Dead and damned and shut in Hades as a liar from his birth,
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

911
by Albert Ahearn

[Hata Bildir]