Walls everywhere! From my mother’s womb When I was born I cried out; in delight! Ahh! Freedom, I thought! No more constrictions! It’s a wide-open world now. Yet, the walls Always managed to come, Loom out of nowhere And encircle me, Creating a boundary Mute yet deafeningly vocal. Oh bindings! So stifling! “Where the mind is without fear” The poet has said! O freedom! Where do you reside? Are you waiting for me Just beyond these walls? Come closer to the wall and talk to me. Let me hear your reassuring voice; The voice that I have been waiting to hear for all these years!
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