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Emancipation

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No rack can torture me,
My soul's at liberty
Behind this mortal bone
There knits a bolder one

You cannot prick with saw,
Nor rend with scymitar.
Two bodies therefore be;
Bind one, and one will flee.

The eagle of his nest
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Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Topic(s) of this poem: freedom
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
* Sunprincess * 29 November 2015

......a wonderful write....an eagle represents freedom ?

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Birgitta Abimbola Heikka 11 December 2014

Beautiful poem about freedom in her time. Torture of the soul is more the norm these days. Destroy the spirit and the dweller destroys the body.

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