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Dark liberation

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Dark liberation

Dark Liberation

Inching out half a life time
And dreaming of liberation
In half- a- mile traffic jams
And half- inch parking frustrations

After one hundred years
Of blissful hibernation
Of people who mattered
The  bygone Generations

Going without power
Are years, two out of three
Brought things to this pass 
By the powers that be
In about a decade
Amazing, one will agree.

That this highway also inches 
To the grounds of cremation
Where too darkness is the norm
Is fair consolation.

@ 9/Nov/12

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  1. Date: 12/5/2012 4:02:00 PM

    I love this..it sounds like a country which didn't have electricity finally MOST of the country is getting it BUT coming late into the 21st century kicking and screaming can't be easy! Light & Love

  1. Date: 11/13/2012 8:35:00 AM

    Very expressive work that you have penned..Now we don't see how our ancestors made it without our modern way of life..No electricity, gas, cars,etc..Great work..Thanks for stopping by with congrats..Sara

  1. Date: 11/12/2012 5:47:00 AM

    wonderful rhyme.

  1. Date: 11/11/2012 4:56:00 AM

    Jag, this is written very beautifully. - I like it, thank you. - Have a nice Sunday. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 11/10/2012 6:20:00 PM

    Gotta tell ya,...that first stanza is fantastic...great rhyme and depth...such a common thread of frustration!...Who else could write about something so "mundane" and turn it into a wonderful thotful piece? Really nice work, Jag! gwendolen

  1. Date: 11/10/2012 3:57:00 PM

    deep poem, with an intriguing dark undertone...I recall other poems of yours and they are very well written and profound with a hint of mystery...

  1. Date: 11/10/2012 2:19:00 PM

    this is excellent Jag, wonderful poem...

  1. Date: 11/9/2012 7:22:00 PM

    Jag, love the balance of your thoughts... , thank you for sharing your poem, always :-) PD