Shalom Freedman

A Life Is Lived The Way It Is Lived

A LIFE IS LIVED THE WAY IT IS LIVED

A life is lived the way it is lived
I did what I did
And made mistakes
Maybe most of it was a mistake
I don’t know.

I told myself always
The one thing I would never do
Is regret.
Regrets I don’t have
But the tone of regret now touches all I do
And some deep sadness says
‘I should not have failed so much.’

G-d who gave me this one life
And so much time
And so much opportunity
G-d who gave me my chance truly.

Can I blame You,
If I did not make it?

Poem Submitted: Tuesday, July 7, 2009

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  • Walterrean Salley (11/22/2016 6:31:00 PM)

    (A Life Is Lived The Way It Is Lived - Poem by Shalom Freedman.) Face to face with truth. No; we can't blame God for our own failures. 'Search me O God...' Thank you.

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  • Aamnah Akhtar (7/10/2009 3:49:00 AM)

    you have created wonders here..

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  • Cynthia Buhain-baelloCynthia Buhain-baello (7/7/2009 10:49:00 PM)

    But you did make it- your poems touch lives and readers, so your poetry has done its purpose. Wonderful piece, full of Wisdom.

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  • rago rago (7/7/2009 1:52:00 AM)

    a true write G_d who gave the live and know how to make us ......... thank you for your kind sharing..........

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