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freedom fighter

As most children do, I dreamed of being free… Finally (a century later, it seemed), I got my freedom.  At the age of eighteen, I left home and over the years, moved here and there, to one city after another, … Continue reading

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up in the air

“Freedom’s just another name for nothing left to lose.”                       — Kris Kristofferson When I first heard those words, years ago, I thought to myself, “How wonderfully true!” But now that line sounds like a warning signal. If you feel you … Continue reading

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foolproof systems are for fools

  I do not trust ideologues… …though their ideologies can be so tempting… It’s so tempting to believe that a solution has been found…a way out of this mess we’ve made for ourselves… …a perfect system that can answer all … Continue reading

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Ironic Myth

After I’d written the poem below, I realized I’d created a myth… I’d created a story to help explain the mysterious workings of our life, our world, our Universe—without killing the mystery. The poem explains why our world spins… But … Continue reading

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