George William Russell

(10 April 1867 – 17 July 1935 / Lurgan, County Armagh, Ireland)

Freedom - Poem by George William Russell

I WILL not follow you, my bird,
I will not follow you.
I would not breathe a word, my bird,
To bring thee here anew.

I love the free in thee, my bird,
The lure of freedom drew;
The light you fly toward, my bird,
I fly with thee unto.

And there we yet will meet, my bird,
Though far I go from you
Where in the light outpoured, my bird,
Are love and freedom too.


Comments about Freedom by George William Russell

  • (8/28/2019 12:53:00 PM)

    Haha I asked you about a true friend foolish not this one (Report)Reply

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  • (1/1/2019 11:05:00 AM)

    this is useless jk this is good jk this is idk any more kid (Report)Reply

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  • (2/13/2015 8:02:00 AM)

    The poet makes the opportunity to highlight the freedom and a medium is the good bird. great thoughts. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, May 7, 2012



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