South Africa

I come from a nation large and strong Where we raise our voices in song Sing praises unto the heavens and earth With a dozen languages of different words Our people, we know of tragedy and pain We know more of loss than of gain Yet we seek not to dominate We seek a commitment … Continue reading South Africa

Free

The bird wanted the fish to feel How free it was to fly He plucked the fish from the sea And got angry when it died... MG       [Moral] Acceptance and cooperation The bird is freest when flying in the sky, whereas the fish is freest in the water. The bird imposed its … Continue reading Free

Reality

They won't know where you've been Nor where you've going All they know is... Where you are. ~Anon~ Judge all you want What I say or do For you know nothing of what I've gone through Who I've been What I've seen To get to where I am I've done what I can I'm a … Continue reading Reality

To Be Free… (Poetic Dialogue)

How free can we be When free is different to you and me To be free of sickness and pain or to be free from knowledge that constrains? Knowledge is freedom Sickness constrains Pain strengthens Love liberates In freedom we find power In power, freedom diminishes Humbled and meek Freedom we seek To love is … Continue reading To Be Free… (Poetic Dialogue)

Don’t Look Away

(Creative writing: May 2009 - when it all began) Perhaps there was nothing wrong with her to begin with, and she was just as normal as everyone else. But maybe it was her honesty that landed her where she was now—a rut. All that she once represented, all that she once was, the person she … Continue reading Don’t Look Away

You

We are only ever incarcerated by what we perceive to be "need". This is why loving you, darling, is my liberation. My liberty. I'm free, you're free, and amidst all this freedom, I choose you. MG