Shalom Freedman

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To Begin To Write Again - Poem by Shalom Freedman


To begin to write again
After a long absence-
To wake from the dead
Slowly painfully,
With great difficulty
Uncertainly -

To try again
To falter forward
with each word
Until at last somehow -
One is oneself again
And somewhat
believing in it.

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Poem Submitted: Monday, September 13, 2010

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