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Liberty

Liberty


Authority might be thine
and loyalty could be mine-
I shall not live in doubt
or subject Dignity to rout.

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I'll love you thru an' thru
But not put my Life to rue
In "Friendship', we're joined
Not bodily conjoined.

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Friends I surely follow
But then rue it tomorrow
Can I be openly loyal
To ruddy things not royal?

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"..No man is an Island...." **
Which alone can stand.
To Liberty I'll pay homage-
A breakaway from bondage!


**John Donne: To Whom the Bell Tolls.



228th Aug' 2013

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