Shalom Freedman

Gold Star - 21,823 Points (Troy New York)

Shalom Freedman Poems

3761. The Language Of Poetry Is Metaphor 5/23/2012
3762. I Go On And On 7/9/2014
3763. I Live In The World Of My Own Small Happiness 7/18/2018
3764. It Doesn't Matter Much Anymore 5/3/2018
3765. Nothing Tells Me How To Begin Again 10/16/2017
3766. Today I Do Not Mind 7/16/2018
3767. A Poem Begins -new- 8/9/2018
3768. Uncertainty /Is The Future's First Name 11/13/2014
3769. I Lost The Music Of My Poetry 10/21/2009
3770. Birth Is Beginning 8/16/2009
3771. Despair Is Darkness 1/6/2010
3772. Despair Of The Early Morning 10/27/2008
3773. I Sought Some Other Dimension 1/7/2016
3774. This Is A Poem For All The Mediocre Poets Like Myself 5/31/2018
3775. A Poem Means More Than It Says 6/24/2008
3776. I May Not Have Been A Very Good Poet 3/14/2015
3777. I Cannot Say What Death Is 5/6/2009
3778. Sadness Sadness Sadness 10/13/2014
3779. Let's Leave The 'Poems' Without Metaphors 10/2/2009
3780. When There Is No Hope And Nothing To Hope For 7/6/2014
3781. There Are So Many Poets 10/7/2014
3782. My Despair Comes And Goes 9/21/2011
3783. A Man Walks Slowly To His Own Grave 1/14/2008
3784. A Poem Of Frustration, Rage, Bitterness, Resentment, Disappointment, Envy, Sadness, Sickness, Depression, Fear 11/25/2009
3785. A Life Is Lived The Way It Is Lived 7/7/2009
3786. A Few Kind Words 5/23/2009
3787. Poems About Poems About Poems 10/20/2009
3788. A Man Alone 1/12/2008
3789. The Beauty Of A Poem 5/20/2009

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.


    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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With Nothing To Do

To be old
And wake
With nothing to do
To have hours before one
Days before one
Perhaps years before one
With nothing to do
To know one is done
And can do no more

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