Shalom Freedman

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A Pettiness Of Possibilities - Poem by Shalom Freedman

Old Age means
A pettiness of possibilities
I cannot do much anymore
I can work for a very small sum
I cannot create with much power
Love is forever lost
Except in small acts of kindness
Dreams are only for maintaining
One's already impaired abilities

Life goes on
But a smaller life
And as I grow old
I also grow down.

Topic(s) of this poem: old age

Comments about A Pettiness Of Possibilities by Shalom Freedman

  • Amar Agarwala (1/3/2017 4:46:00 AM)

    As I grow older
    And the world around me small,
    Matters not how much I try
    I never get past my wall;

    The walls of my home
    That had once sheltered me,
    Has become my prison
    From where I cannot flee.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Poem Edited: Saturday, January 21, 2017

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