Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Questions

when you say freedom,
what do you mean,
freedom to walk the streets?
freedom to live with pride?
freedom to feed your family?
freedom to belong?

when you say free,
what comes to mind,
free to judge others?
free to take a life?
free to destroy?
free to rob the human spirit?

when you say success,
by what yardstick,
is it personal?
is it pride in others?
is it a pinnacle or plateau?
is it at the expense of others?

when you say love,
what do you see,
do you see color?
do you see ideology?
do you see a healthy child?
do you see a safe world?

or…..

do you see nothing and
say even less?

©2011/jdr

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