Treasure Island

Shalom Freedman

(Troy New York)

To Write Is To Live


To write is to live
Life without Poetry is no Life at all-

I will continue
Despite myself
Despite having said what I have to say a thousand times already
Despite and despite and despite-

So a few more little lines from me
Before I am done
Will not cost the Universe that much
If I keep my mood up and my soul alive
Who will it hurt?

I write and write
Thank God for life.

Submitted: Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Edited: Thursday, August 01, 2013

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