Tag Archives: freedom

Expression

When we express something We give it freedom An unexpressed thought remains ours Is under our control Once free, it may change Perhaps it will remain true to us Perhaps it will go its own way Without freedom It cannot … Continue reading

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Amazing

Amazing That was Tim’s reaction when I posted this picture And yes, He reminds me I was truly amazed when the first of these flowers Appeared in my garden Year after year They come More and more amazing Yet I … Continue reading

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Wasting life

Wasting time Has been a dreaded Accusation In the past. But can be very pleasant A lovely break From stress Something of A freedom A chance to really be. But then an accusation That cuts so much more deep The … Continue reading

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Freedom or Safety?

Battery hens Once the economic way To produce eggs Now considered unacceptable But they were safe from foxes. What about the elderly Caged in communal homes In case they fall Or hurt themselves In the place that’s really home? And … Continue reading

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Freedom

Freezing fog and hail She will stay indoors again Mind still free to roam If memory serves me correctly, it was Frank McCourt, author of Angela’s Ashes and ‘Tis who described being imprisoned in a hospital bed during a childhood … Continue reading

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Autumn leaf

I sit on a bench Slight movement in the tree at my side A leaf has come loose And floats gently down. It has never been free before Never before touched ground Yet its life is over. How does it … Continue reading

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