Treasure Island

gajanan mishra

(3rd April 19sixty / Tikapali, Patnagarh, Balangir, Odisha, India now at Tapobana, Titilagarh, Odisha, India)

No right to dupe


I am free
And free to act
According to
My sweet will.

I am free
But not free
To act in an
Arbitrary way.

I have every right to
Attain perfection
I have every right
To lead a happy life.

I have no right
To build a barrier
I have no right
To dupe others.

Submitted: Sunday, July 14, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, July 16, 2013
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free and not free

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  • Jesse Ellsbury (7/14/2013 9:09:00 PM)

    I really enjoy the twists and turns in this one, especially the change of tone at the end and the positive live-and-let-live message. Well done! (Report) Reply

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