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Free From freedom

by Razel Davies

Constitution of my mind,
Constructional laughter.
Moral path walked,
Stumble pebble step.
Conviction of thought.
Danger’s cliff edge.

Madness adorns,
The herd’s voice.
Follow, follow ye children,
Fore my way is right.
I lead you,
You blind men,
Trust my lie of sight.

The end,
Justifies the means.
But can the means,
Justify the end?

Walk there,
Step forward,
I command.
Power is mine,
False hope,
My gift to you.
There is no free,
In freedom.

02/13/2007

Posted on 02/13/2007
Copyright © 2021 Razel Davies

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Joan Serratelli on 02/13/07 at 02:41 PM

The last 2 lines remind me of Janis Joplin's song. where she sand\g that "freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose". Very thought provoking write.

Posted by Gabriel Ricard on 02/13/07 at 03:11 PM

Every line delivered like a sharp, little knife. I love it.

Posted by Richard Vince on 02/13/07 at 05:47 PM

mm. nicely thought provoking. i sometimes find myself wondering who exactly freedom frees.

Posted by A. Paige White on 02/13/07 at 07:00 PM

Very well written. I personally find great joy in being able to get a wonderful job, as a woman and go to the polls to cast my ballot according to the dictates of my heart. I'm very thankful I can choose where I want to be employed and not have it dictated to me or dictated that I must stay at home and tend the hearth. Yes, I'm very thankful for freedom. But that's just me.

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