Paradox of Liberty

Liberty! -man's great desire,
Engraved on every heart afire,
All fulfilling of the soul,
'Tis liberty that makes men whole!

Liberty! -man's deepest fear,
Where obligation's dread comes near,
Merit's debt commands its due,
For liberty demands virtue.


Alex said…
Hey, that's pretty good. Was that at all inspired by our cicero/montesquieu thing? tehe
Alex said…
I like the line "where obligation's dread comes near." That's an interesting way of putting it. :)
Soren Stevens said…
you know I have a weakness for this sort of thing; I think you wrote this just to exploit it! ;P

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