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Sharlene Zeederberg

Reflections

Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.

Rumi

The Silver Fox

The old silver fox laid down his head Burrowed down and took one last breath Before falling into an eternal slumber, The peaceful sleep of the dead. They gathered around his fallen form And crying a river of tears, told his life stories Which fell like rain on to the place where he lay BeneathContinue reading “The Silver Fox”

Hopelessness

Prejudices rule the world Black and White Always fight Arab versus Jew And “we’re better than you.” A little boy with big, brown eyes His hands raised Germans praised The Korean girl screams The American dreams Humanity perverted Hope deserted. Hide your face in shame Dreams in vein An evil reign Cry my child cryContinue reading “Hopelessness”

I have never started a poem whose end I knew. Writing a poem is discovering.

Robert Frost