Treasure Island

Shalom Freedman

(Troy New York)

We Live Poems We Cannot Write


WE LIVE POEMS WE CANNOT WRITE

We live poems we cannot write-
Words of beauty that sometimes come suddenly
And disappear before we think to transcribe them-
Indescribable perceptions that move rapidly within us
And are gone before we can even be fully conscious of them-

We live poems we cannot write
Worlds of feeling there are no words for-

Our lives are pervaded by unwritten poetry
And our strongest Will and most determined Memory
cannot make pages of it all.

Submitted: Saturday, November 03, 2012
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  • Gajanan Mishra (11/3/2012 11:23:00 PM)

    Thanks for the poem. Indeed it is hundred percent true.
    I invite you to read my poems and comments (Report) Reply

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