Tag: Freedom

Ragged Old Flag

I walked through a county courthouse squareOn a park bench an old man was sitting thereI said, your old courthouse is kinda run downHe said, naw, it’ll do for our little townI said, your old flagpole has leaned a little bitAnd that’s a ragged… Continue Reading “Ragged Old Flag”

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The Will for Power

The will for power is a paradox –some lie n’ cheat to winothers risk life to unmask its pranksits twists and turns bring outthe basest and the best in us. Zealous is the scheme for power, yet a paradox –its reign whizzes by frighteningly… Continue Reading “The Will for Power”

Silent, but ….

I MAY be silent, butI’m thinking.I may not talk, butDon’t mistake me for a wall. Copyright © Tsuboi Shigeji | Translated by Geoffrey Bownan and Anothony Thwaite | 1964

Don’t Fall in Love…

Don’t fall in love with a womanwho feels too much in her bosom,not petty, gossipy, or irritatedsure of herself – educated. Don’t fall in love with a woman, sort ofwho cries her heart out when making love,whose passion is intense – unabatedknows how to… Continue Reading “Don’t Fall in Love…”

Spill Words

Restlessly, relentlessly I roam in the dark unable to sleep, too excited by thoughts in my heart and head.