Suzette Richards

(Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA)

Freedom


the caged lion sniffs the air
barrier lifted
freedom is a step away
an unknown concept

we rush out headlong
embracing perceived freedom
yet hopelessly lost
in idealized pursuit

Submitted: Thursday, August 23, 2012
Edited: Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Topic(s): Philosophical


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A philosophical statement regarding our perception of freedom.

PS I have now joined this poem to another of my Suzette Prime poems, nl The Fish Eagle, as I feel that it is related in content.

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