Friday, October 29, 2010

Freedom

Freedom, a much abused word,
a concept that has connotations
as varied as can be conceived.
To the starving, the assurance
of a meal is freedom
from human bondage.
On a full stomach it is the mind
that demands freedom
to think and share
The joy of creativity.
Democracy is freedom
to decide
Who rules!

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17 comments:

  1. and choose between the lesser of two evils...smiles. nice 55. makes me want to throw a sword into a field....

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  2. Freedom from desires, expectations, form disappointments, from sorrow?

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  3. freedom is truly a notion, not one to be realized in our lifetime though a great thing to strive for non the less.

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  4. Freedom may be an Illusion.
    Great job on the story.
    Excellent 55 My Friend
    Thanks for playing, and have a Kick Ass Week-End....G

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  5. Reminds me of Tagore...

    "Emancipation from the bondage of soil is no freedom for the tree..."

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  6. Freedom in itself may either be a trick or a treat... intriguing 55.

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  7. This 55 of yours really makes on stop and think!! You did good.

    http://hootin--anni.blogspot.com/2010/10/artsy-fartsy.html

    Just scroll down below the 'artsy' part. hehehehehe

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  8. I always associate the weekend with freedom. Nice 55!

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  9. Freedom..."abused word"...loved it!

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  10. hm - lots of things can mean freedom..nice 55 that gives some food for thoughts!

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  11. That's a thought to reckon with...

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  12. It's all a matter of where you stand, I guess. Thoughtful 55.

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  13. Few but very intelligent words!
    You know there are some very interesting diaries with thoughtful messages on each pg.
    I think some of ur posts, like this one belong there. :D

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  14. Profound 55er such deep thoughts --- in so few words, economy of words spells freedom,,,of thought.

    Cheers,
    joanny

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  15. Like sky the brain is limitless so its demands.

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  16. As divided as this country feels sometimes, I'll take democracy over a dictatorship any day!

    Yes, a meal can be freedom, as can a kind word or a smile.

    Lovely words. Thanks!

    xo

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