Poems about freedom and confinement
David Whyte Quotes (Author of Consolations)
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And an orator said, "Speak to us of Freedom. Ay, in the grove of the temple and in the shadow of the citadel I have seen the freest among you wear their freedom as a yoke and a handcuff. And my heart bled within me; for you can only be free when even the desire of seeking freedom becomes a harness to you, and when you cease to speak of freedom as a goal and a fulfillment. You shall be free indeed when your days are not without a care nor your nights without a want and a grief, But rather when these things girdle your life and yet you rise above them naked and unbound. And how shall you rise beyond your days and nights unless you break the chains which you at the dawn of your understanding have fastened around your noon hour? In truth that which you call freedom is the strongest of these chains, though its links glitter in the sun and dazzle the eyes. And what is it but fragments of your own self you would discard that you may become free?
The Freedom in Confinement
Freedom (Spoken Word) - Houda Noussi
Submit your work, meet writers and drop the ads. Haley Tyler Feb Continue reading Osiria Melody Feb Carter Ginter Jul I think one of the biggest struggles about being on your own is realizing that you can't run from things anymore. Anything that you've shut out, everything that you regret, especially things you try to deny to yourself, you can't escape.