Samuel Menashe

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

Rue - Poem by Samuel Menashe

For what I did
And did not do
And do without
In my old age
Rue, not rage
Against that night
We go into,
Sets me straight
On what to do
Before I die—
Sit in the shade,
Look at the sky


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Poem Submitted: Friday, December 16, 2011



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