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Author Name: Freeavanheerden 9 Comments
Date Added: December 13, 2010 09:12:00 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Flight or Fight

As patience grow beyond
point of no return
The sea of destruction
eats at my soul.
Flight or Fight
I scream in silence
I try to breathe
away the natural disaster
building in every fibre of my being,
my isolation.
I want to break free
of the shackles and bounds
around my feet
dragging along the dead weight
of right and proper,
duty and animosity.
Embrace is my only option,
biting my tongue my only action.
No dragon to chase
only embarrassment
and shame to uphold.
Carry away
the iron curtain I have
the rebel I am in me
just for a moment now,

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Comment By: FreeSensual Sorceress on September 13, 2012 10:27:03 AM Report
"I try to breath' should be 'breathe' and I'm unsure of this bit, can you clarify for me? "building in every fibre of my being,

my is. "  

Otherwise, I can so relate as I suspect most of us can. 



Comment By: Freejohn carter on July 28, 2011 11:18:29 AM Report

I have always liked the way you write. Sometimes there is no need for comment. Because it is feeling like poetry. It takes us when we least expect. It enters and we are mearly the project for it's thoughts. We fly like whispering angels.


                                                                              Always your friend

                                                                                   John x







Comment By: FreeGraham Jones on July 23, 2011 03:35:34 AM Report
The only thing about biting ones tongue is that it hurts so why bother in the first place spit it out and have done with it a burden is a burden be it shared or otherwise being true to yourself is what matters the most,life is to short to do otherwise my friend~Graham.
Comment By: FreeHenry M. on May 27, 2011 08:25:18 AM Report
Life throws a lot of stuff in your way as part of a test to see how you get through it. Frustration sets in as you deal with the everyday stupidity of it and sometimes you just have to strike out at it when biting your tongue just doesn't work! Your frustration is very evident here Adri, I hope you found a way to deal with it.  Hugs,   Henry
Comment By: FreeDamon D. Brewer on January 11, 2011 08:46:34 PM Report
Great piece here my dear friend.

Comment By: FreeTristan on December 27, 2010 10:38:13 AM Report
Adri: Your poem is a wonderful expression of your deepest thoughts, expressed in eloquence and pain. Be who you are -- as you are.  No need to try to create an image you want others to see that isn't you.  You don't need anyone's permission to free yourself from the prison of "shackles and bonds, duty and animosity" of the prim and proper that don't suit you.  Don Quixote found his dragons in the windmills of his mind and attacked them relentlessly.  Dare to dream the impossible dream.  If anyone deserves to live it, its you.  I hope you'll keep writing.  Tristan
Comment By: FreeFilthy on December 14, 2010 06:13:28 AM Report
You know me Adri, I find it too hard to bite my I never do!

Good stuff here chic.

Comment By: Freejamieson steele on December 13, 2010 10:18:07 AM Report


   "isms" are a part of our language. It's an ending, a suffix, as in "truism",

showing to complete. No matter what "Dear Editor", flight or fight is

part of the trade.

Keep up the good work

& a joyous Christmas &

a prosperous New year

for all of us,

Jamieson & family 

Comment By: FreeLady Dragonwyck on December 13, 2010 09:57:24 AM Report

Hi Adri:  at a Life cross-roads it seems.  Biting the tongue does sorta work; but, gets really really tiring.  Being yourself (Rebel or whatever) is good but it takes a lot of strength and learning to just ignore the stupidity that is thrown  your way.


Lady D


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