Why do you write?

Mon, 07/29/2013 - 16:13 -- DMK333

A question such as this was once asked to me,
I simply said it made me free.

The questioner said, "Well, so does reading!"
to which I respond, "But I have a greater needing."

"And that would be?" the questioner asked.
"To create a freedom that will ever-last."

He frowned and stated, "I don't think there are many like you."
I smiled and recited a short Haiku.

"All around the both of us,
A poet spins a tale of freedom,
To numb the pain of normal."

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