Tagged: freedom

from a distance, we

from a distance, we
infringe on each other’s freedoms,
not knowing any

better, or knowing better and
leaving a window open
.
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perhaps having the

perhaps having the
freedom to add olive oil
means sacrificing

someone else’s freedom – keep
interrogating, wake up
.
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it takes struggle to

it takes struggle to
notice the little things, or
privilege to peruse

all the angles, or freedom
to appreciate the difference
.
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we are practicing

in the party room,

in the party room,
there are waiters making
wontons in one booth,
waiters folding napkins
into perfect triangles
in another, and you
alone in the
corner, carving
flowers out of the
morning’s turnips
,
as if setting them
free could also
release you
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: turnip

nestled into the

nestled into the
beginning of summer, your
birthday and newly

polished memories – freedom,
days at the pool, cooling off
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: freedom

we are new england-

we are new england-
bound, routing through america’s
backyards – river, swamp,

fences, and glimpses of freedom
here and there, an ocean calling
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: new england

we were at six flags

we were at six flags
that first summer. you tied me to
the flag pole and walked

away. i still feel like that
kid, inextricably bound
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: summer

under the same flag,

under the same flag,
joy, pain, freedom, enslavement,
haves, have nots chafing
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: have nots

butterflies stay still

butterflies stay still
for much longer than we give
them credit for – let’s

allow one another wings
and not be afraid to fly
.
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