Treasure Island

Shalom Freedman

(Troy New York)

Will The Past Ever Leave Me?


There is so much I miss
So many people so many times so many worlds
So much-

We will never wholly be what we are
At my age
Most of who I am is already gone-

Oh the years the people the memories the sadness the love-

O my mother
Who I somehow especially miss and remember today
At the center of it all-

Submitted: Monday, May 06, 2013
Edited: Monday, May 06, 2013

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