Shalom Freedman

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I Forgot A Poem - Poem by Shalom Freedman


I forgot a poem
And wondered how
It could just disappear
As if it never were.

But then I thought
Of how many people I have known
No longer here.

Is not a joke
And it is not a rarity
Disappearance is a basic truth of life.

When I disappear
Most likely
My poems will disappear too.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, March 5, 2009

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