Shalom Freedman

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I Have A Blank Page Again - Poem by Shalom Freedman

I have a blank page again
I can write something

Why after all the years
Must I begin so tentatively
As if I have never written before?

I am old and slow and afraid
Perhaps it is all nothing
And I am nothing too

I am no hero
But I do begin again

Writing a few lines after all
Is not like a soldier body at risk in war

Old and cold
Slow and low
I go on and I go on
So so so.

Topic(s) of this poem: writing

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Poem Submitted: Monday, April 23, 2018

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