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I know why the caged monkey sings

籠鳥檻猿 rou.chou.kan.en Literally: cage – bird – (jail) cell/pen – monkey Alternately: Unfree; specifically, having had one’s freedom taken away. Living like a bird – or monkey – in a cage, unable to do what you want. Notes: This phrase … Continue reading

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Freedom

Freedom To the bird on the horizon, a far-off shape at sea: Could I ever soar to you? Would you ever fly to me? What pathways would we follow then, if such a thing could be That somewhere we could … Continue reading

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