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what of these tamed men
who bark when spoken to
and beg on command.
where goes thy spirit
was it ever known by birth?
have these tamed men
ran head-first to a hurricane
just to spit in the center?
has the beast of destruction
died and dried upon spilled blood?
you tamed men cry
gather your mind
Because I'd rather
allow mine the chance of
Eyes lowered
forehead tight
skull crushing mouth foaming rage
to release upon the unknowing
and unfortunate.
Unbelievers watch as scrolls
and suns forever set.
Night falls as caged rage
cries to the four winds
causing courageous spirits
to laugh in the wind.
tamed men liken
the caged beast
with the spirit of the wind
The man is the spirit
and the spirit is man
therefore if man
is to
cage the spirit
why can't he cage
the wind.
to cage the spirit
is to defy the Creator
causing due pain to the spirit
and man
Be like the wind
un-caged and free
going all directions
with time at your heels....
for remember
there is a time
the wind stops
and there is.......

(C)Clarence Barbee/Nabraska

Clarence B. Barbee

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The following comments are for "Tame men"
by Nabraska

This is a strange mix of the archaic and modern, slightly apocalyptic too I feel. I think there is a good poem in here, and look forward to seeing more before I can really decide. huni.

( Posted by: Huni [Member] On: August 29, 2004 )

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