June 28th, 2006

lesser ceremony

on will

I couldn't relinquish my desires
or accept them, and so I strolled along
like a tiger that wanted to spring,
but was still afraid of the wildness within.

The iron bars seemed invisible to others,
but I carried a cage around inside me.

--Edward Hirsch, "A Partial History of My Stupidity"
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