Shalom, Solomon

“Shalom, Solomon” ,

The wind whispered

As Solomon slept

In the peaceful slumber

Of the innocent child.

His breathing echoed

In sibilant syllables

As the breeze entered

Through cracks 

In doors and windows

And through holes in rafters,

Gently hissing and wheezing

The nursery words,

“Solomon is asleep”.

1 thought on “Shalom, Solomon

  1. Beautiful!Have you traveled to CA to see boys in person?I seem to remember someone was going to visit NYState…was it Joseph?Liz


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