Who Can Write A Poem At The Beginning Of The Day

Poem By Shalom Freedman

WHO CAN WRITE A POEM AT THE BEGINNING OF THE DAY?

Who can write a poem at the beginning of the day
When all is awkwardness and slowness and sadness,
When Death and Violence promise to come too soon
When Fear is in the heart?

Who can write a poem
When the world as it is
Is not the place it should be?

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