Shalom Freedman

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It Doesn't Matter Much Anymore - Poem by Shalom Freedman

It doesn't matter much anymore
Nothing I do seems to matter much anymore
Old age and uselessness seem to go together


And yet
And yet
Against this
I know I must not give up

There are others who would be hurt
By my lying down and giving up

For them perhaps
My just going on matters

I must try
I will I know I will

I have been trying now
For a long time

And I will go on trying
until I cannot.

Topic(s) of this poem: old age


Comments about It Doesn't Matter Much Anymore by Shalom Freedman

  • Kostas Lagos (5/4/2018 5:34:00 AM)

    Great poem.Old age comes with wisdom not uselessness. (Report)Reply

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  • (5/3/2018 11:47:00 PM)

    Well written and with a positive attitude. (Report)Reply

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  • Rus Mer (5/3/2018 9:48:00 PM)

    oh my inspirational bard play the flute as much as you can do it is time
    rest means rust
    burst as you can
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  • Robert Murray Smith (5/3/2018 9:35:00 PM)

    We need to see a poem of positivity from you. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 3, 2018



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