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Of Man and Nature, a Democratic Union

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Of Man and Nature, a Democratic Union

"I wear my hat as I please, indoors or out"
-Walt Whitman

I walk the land as I want,
the flutter of the dove shudders my 
eyelids, dodging my step.
My soul, linking all souls, passes through 
trees on my trail, bounding among planets 
glimpsed between the apex of pine. I have 
no fear of being beyond my body, nor 
does the seed that falls from spent flower, 
anguish beyond time. The unseen bloom, 
millenial light-years away, shares 
inherrent liberty. Many will gather these 
words and hold them to the highest light, 
that of our Creator, whose compassion 
trifles not with material gain, but with 
justice and liberty for all living things,
(equal with respect to all previous 
sufferings and triumphs centuries before) 
So it is with high diligence I value the true 
compass of man and woman, forever 
linked with our inalienable rights, as 
nature intends.



02/20/14
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  1. Date: 2/23/2014 12:39:00 PM
    Jimbo, I love this picture of the hopes of man and woman for the future...David

  1. Date: 2/23/2014 9:29:00 AM
    jimbo, been a while.. i see you have written an illustruous piece on equality.. i hail your inherent value for equal rights between men and women... your sense of freedom shines!.. huggs

  1. Date: 2/22/2014 4:53:00 AM
    This is brilliant work, Jimbo. I am amazed at how you blend such beautiful moments - "my soul, linking all souls, passes thru trees on my trail..." - and move so effortlessly to the gritty reality 'justice and liberty for all living things..'. I marvel at your trail of thoughts 'the unseen bloom, light-years away on its inherent liberty' simply wow!