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"a Cage" ~ Inspired by 'Lord of the Rings'

"a Cage" ~ Inspired by 'Lord of the Rings'

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Published by Luc Majno
This is a hard-hitter for me...
One that brings tears to my eyes every time...
This is a hard-hitter for me...
One that brings tears to my eyes every time...

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Published by: Luc Majno on Nov 30, 2009
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"A Cage" ~ inspired by 'Lord Of The Rings'When seeing the Elder,Leaning over on his Walking Stick At this Pow-Wow eventI saw an urgency about himI felt a sadness within himIt was so thick, and no one could see itOver the loud, thundering heartbeatOf the Honor Song ~ played by the youngI could touch his hurt with my heartWhen I approached himHe looked at me, and then immediately looked awayHis eyes glossing with tearsHe was one of the respected Elders of the ClanHe was among the ever-disappearing, Honorableand True fellows of his dayThen I felt some kind of brakingSomething trying to stop me from analyzingFrom creating hurt in a world I did not understandFrom making the waters even more murkyFrom my wanting to help, heal the hurtThen, just as suddenly, a voice came to meRemembering the words of Nelson Mandela:“People say to you: How dare you to do what you do? Now, I say to you: How dare you NOT do the things you do?The world will not become a better place by you silencingall the miracles you could perform in your life! Your stayingsmall amounts to NOTHING!”So I stepped closer to the fragile, beautiful Elder, still coiledon his Walking Stick, and I spoke…What is it that saddens you most, Sir?What is it, I asked him, that hurts you most?What is it you fear most?”

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