Treasure Island

Shalom Freedman

(Troy New York)

Why Is Despair So Deep And Unending


WHY IS DESPAIR SO DEEP AND UNENDING?

Why is despair so deep and unending?
Why do we always need some new dream
Merely to survive?

Why is life so difficult
Even in the small business
Of getting up in the morning?

Why do I need even these few lines
To tell me I am alive and can write?

Submitted: Thursday, September 18, 2008

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