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freedom is only relative

our freedom's only relative, when everytime you watch the news,
they're beaming haunting images of
the lives lost, abused...
then we wash it down with a montage of flying flags and sauring eagles
so we stand to pledge allegiance to the lesser of two evils

a subliminal reminder, for the few at home who dare refuse 
"freedom" as defined by a particular set of rules

there are those bound by chains, 
kids with guns
surrounding tanks...

while at home, the "free" complain of dwindling funds 
beneath towering banks...

free....well, relatively

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016

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