Samuel Menashe

(September 16, 1925 – August 22, 2011 / New York City)

At A Standstill - Poem by Samuel Menashe

The statue, that cast
Of my solitude
Has found its niche
In this kitchen
Where I do not eat
Where the bathtub stands
Upon cat feet—
I did not advance
I cannot retreat


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, December 15, 2011



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