Shalom Freedman

Gold Star - 17,232 Points (Troy New York)

Shalom Freedman Poems

1. \how Meaningless My Happiness Seems -new- 12/4/2017
2. 18 Definitions Of Poetry 1/18/2012
3. A Constant Struggle 10/19/2015
4. A Day Is Ending And Nothing Has Been Done 11/12/2012
5. A Day Is Gone 8/7/2012
6. A Day Without Poetry 1/21/2013
7. A Day Without Poetry/Is A Lost Day 12/11/2011
8. A Day's Work 12/30/2014
9. A Deep Yearning For The Past 12/5/2014
10. A Depression Poem 10/29/2014
11. A Few Kind Words 5/23/2009
12. A Few Words Of Praise For My Poems 5/27/2015
13. A Friend Is Also (For Yaakov Fogelman Of Blessed Memory) 11/11/2015
14. A Friend Is Gone (For Alex Auswaks) 4/7/2013
15. A Grandchild Gives New Hope In Life 4/11/2012
16. A Great And Unusual Happiness 11/8/2011
17. A Great Man Died 2/13/2013
18. A Holiday Is Not A Holiday 10/2/2016
19. A Lesson From Sam Berns Of Blessed Memory 1/14/2014
20. A Life In Writing As My Life 3/3/2016
21. A Life Incommensurate 9/11/2016
22. A Life Is Lived The Way It Is Lived 7/7/2009
23. A Little Poem/ At Heart A Home 11/9/2008
24. A Little Soul With Monstrous Fears 10/13/2008
25. A Man Alone 1/12/2008
26. A Man Alone Is Only His Own Death 5/12/2010
27. A Man Became Addicted To Poetry 12/21/2011
28. A Man Became Addicted To Writing Poems 12/7/2010
29. A Man Does Not Know Who He Is 12/31/2013
30. A Man Walks Slowly To His Own Grave 1/14/2008
31. A Man Walks Slowly/ When He Has Nowhere Special To Go 4/24/2012
32. A Man Wrote Because He Had Nothing Else He Could Do 10/8/2012
33. A Moment Remembered Of Shabbat Ha-Gadol 5770 3/28/2010
34. A New Year Is About To Begin/ A Prayer For Your Forgiveness 9/8/2010
35. A New Year Should Begin Again With New Hope 10/20/2011
36. A Night Passes In A Silenceless Torment 11/13/2012
37. A Nightmare Of Strangeness 9/15/2008
38. A Paradox Of Prayer 12/3/2008
39. A Pessimist's Poem- Nothing I Dreamed Came True 1/22/2013
40. A Pettiness Of Possibilities 1/3/2017

Comments about Shalom Freedman

  • Ena N. Mori (4/9/2016 12:37:00 AM)

    No poet today even comes close to how you glorify poetry with simple words yet in oh so
    hallelujah order. You conquer our hearts with your honest expression of how tough it gets but manage to win every night with a beautiful composition. See you often at Poemhunter poetry park where you play your role as the ultimate master poet. You have many fans here who are drawn to your poetic style. Thank you and God Bless Sir Shalom Freedman!

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  • Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi (10/23/2015 12:32:00 AM)

    I am one of his numerous fans. the old age and its pain and loneliness are well expressed in his poem..thank you Shalom freedman..

  • Mario, Lucien, Rene Odekerken Mario, Lucien, Rene Odekerken (3/31/2015 2:02:00 PM)

    Today I came for the first time in contact with your writing, your poems.
    And I have to say your writing is beyond believe.For some of your poems
    are from such a high standard of writing they belong in my opinion in the top 500.In fact in the top 50

    Greetings Mario, L, R. Odekerken

  • Frank Avon (9/30/2014 1:47:00 AM)

    I have just discovered your work, and what a delightful discovery it has been - at 1: 00 o'clock in the morning!

    And what a wonderful name. Is it a pseudonym, or have you been blessed with such a name all your life?

  • Walterrean Salley (9/14/2014 9:13:00 PM)

    Beautiful. I enjoy your work. Always fresh. Always new. I look forward to reading...

  • Mary Angela Douglas Mary Angela Douglas (8/22/2014 3:21:00 PM)

    Dear Sir,

    Your poems are clearly beautiful and extraordinary. It is a shame and a disgrace (not yours but those of contemporary publishers, etc.) that all your poems are not published. You are a great poet and clearly the inspiration from God is with you like the glory hidden in a cloud, but not hidden. Please take care of your health and write every poem you have in you to write and if I were you I would publish everything here from every last scrap of paper because these poems should live. And this is one way you will know you have tried to make your whole opus known and I'm certain that God will bless the light He has given you to carry. Please keep trying to publish more in other ways, too. I believe we live in a time unfriendly to true poetry though I don't know the reason for it. Still we must try until the day we die and that is all we can do.

    God bless you your family whom you honor, and thank you so much for sharing your poems here on poemhunter. I am so grateful to be able to read them.

    Sincerely,

    Mary Angela Douglas

  • Amir Mohammad Islami Chalandar (6/7/2014 6:58:00 AM)

    nice poems. you are great in showing feels.that shows a good improvement. i invite you to read my poems at my poets page. that is a friendly invitation

  • Lyn Paul Lyn Paul (8/7/2013 7:07:00 AM)

    I love the true feeling in all of your words. Honest. Deep. Capturing all of our hearts.

  • p.a. noushad p.a. noushad (10/14/2009 5:14:00 AM)

    your poems are the great gift of imagination

  • James Timothy Jarrett (7/24/2008 11:43:00 AM)

    Cute and catchy with some deep meaning underneath it.

Best Poem of Shalom Freedman

The Beauty Of A Poem

The beauty of a poem
The beauty of music
The beauty of light
The beauty of life
The beauty which makes us want to live life more
The beauty which pains us inside
The beauty in longing.
The beauty we come upon by surprise
The beauty of the day and the beauty of the night
The beauty we all have inside us
The beauty we can see and feel and never explain
The beauty that lifts us up
The beauty that makes us want to live more
The beauty that makes us reach out to God
The beauty we want to thank God for
The beauty of lilacs
The beauty of autumn ...

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A Man Alone

A man alone
is a night alone
is a poem alone
a man alone
is alone
alone

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