Shalom Freedman

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Poems Are Made For Beautiful Things - Poem by Shalom Freedman


(Written for the Ilui Neshamah of Rabbi Gabriel and Rivka Holtzberg who were murdered in the Chabad House in Mumbai November 2008)

Poems are made for beautiful things-
Not for murder and for terror -
Not for cruel sudden deaths-
Not for hatred which kills without question-
And justifies itself,
By some absolute inhumane ideal.

Poems are made for life
Not Death-
We Jews want to live,
And they the Suicide- bomber- people,
to Murder their way to Eternity.

Comments about Poems Are Made For Beautiful Things by Shalom Freedman

  • Edward Kofi Louis (6/14/2015 3:52:00 AM)

    Poems are made for life. Nice work. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, December 1, 2008

Poem Edited: Monday, December 1, 2008

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