Freedom

FREEDOM

Not allowed to say a word
Not allowed to make a sound
Allowed to do anything
But there are consequences

About Ben Naga

The Spirit that graces me with its passing has no name and stems not from thoughts and words, though it gathers them up as it flows, but from feeling.

Posted on January 16, 2018, in Four By Seven, Poetry and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 17 Comments.

  1. Like, walking on eggshells…? An uncomfortable “freedom”.

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  2. “Freedom’s just another word with nothing left to lose. . . ”

    Janis – Me and Bobby McGee
    Where are these days when you had some sense of what some things meant. Life was real then.

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    • The woman I lived with in the early 80s – on and off – was a big fan of Janis’s. I prefer Bob Weir’ s version on the Dead’s 1971 album (which doesn’t mean I dislike her version. 🙂 )

      I’d certainly be happier if today was more like the 60s and 70s.

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  3. Otherwise . we are fucked. . .

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  4. A reaction to every action–good or bad.

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  5. What came to mind is, “damned if you do and damned if you don’t.” Not the freedom anyone desires…

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  6. There are these radio signals from a star a long, long way away. They are different from all the other signals the radio astronomers have picked up. I wonder what they signify?

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