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Re-Verse - 8. A Key for Everything?

A meditation on the humble key.

Keys are universal
Keys are mine alone
Keys are release
Keys are restraint
Keys are freedom’s joy
Keys are safety’s bars
Keys are routes into new worlds
Keys are instruments of repression
Keys are hope given new life
Keys are old regrets buried
Keys are submission, freely given
Keys are equality, grudgingly allowed
Keys are music to the ears
Keys are silence imposed
Keys can be weapons, used for good or ill

A revised version of a poem first posted on my external blog.

Your thoughts, comments, and constructive criticism are always welcome.

Copyright © 2017 northie; All Rights Reserved.
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I liked these thoughts on keys, especially as they apply to so many different types of keys. Not the least of which are those on your keyboard, which you certainly seem to know how to use well!

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1 hour ago, Parker Owens said:

I doubt you did this in south Florida, though. 

:/ or in too many other places around the world. Thanks for reading this. 

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50 minutes ago, Geron Kees said:

Not the least of which are those on your keyboard,

:lol: I don't remember having those keys in mind at all when I wrote this. But very true.

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This poem, and each of its lines, made me think. I smiled when I read "Keys are music to the ears" ... I know and understand your affinity for music, and found this line delightful. :)  Nicely done, northie... cheers... Gary....

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10 hours ago, Headstall said:

This poem, and each of its lines, made me think.

Thanks, Gary. I'm pleased my poem made that conection with you.  :)

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