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Freedom is free He bribed his way to the top Bribed his way to the pinnacle of his dreams visions,passion, prayers he silenced the voice of justice by the treasure in his pocket he bought the words out of those standing for truth- they tried to utter but words failed them he made of no effect the words of the enlightened by the gold mine in his bank account but here he stands now with every success life can kiss ones palm with he stands boasting to bribe out of his way one last mountain:- freedom from guilt now he stands, but hustling to bribe the voice from the dark gently whispering; Guilty! Guilty! Guilty! Now finally he stands confused-hoping to bribe his way to freedom from self-condemnation Light shines in his darkened understanding; then he realizes: inner-freedom is free but who can buy it?

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Date: 4/26/2018 3:07:00 AM
I dont know how many people came to my mind when i was reading this poem. .indeed buying your way up is buying your way to the prison of soul....i loved it. Well done Patrick.*Mashudu#SA
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Date: 2/26/2018 6:55:00 PM
I enjoyed giving this one another read. I hope this note finds you well.
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Patrick Nigros
Date: 3/1/2018 7:14:00 AM
Hi Richard Thank you sooo Much. It finds me well thanks. Hope you and you rainbow family are well. Regards Patrick Makama
Date: 10/14/2016 6:20:00 AM
Ha, it's can not buy everything. Another worthwhile message you have delivered with your words. Nice share! MC
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Date: 1/21/2016 11:46:00 PM
Patrick great poem. Enjoyed reading........ SKAT **
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Date: 2/26/2015 2:02:00 PM
Such a clear picture of reality Patrick. A good read!
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Date: 9/26/2014 6:47:00 AM
Truths that you have penned...Sara
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Date: 7/23/2014 9:00:00 AM
Wow...amazing write here Pat...I love this........xx
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Date: 6/13/2014 8:19:00 AM
This is a sad tale, he paid an enormous price for his chains and in the end could not afford freedom because he is emotionally bankrupt.
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Date: 6/8/2014 12:38:00 PM
I just loved this poem and I agree with you. Inner freedom is free, but it can not be bought. Great write, thanks for sharing... lucilla
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Date: 6/7/2014 11:24:00 AM
A very interesting read. I enjoyed the thought provoking build to the end.
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