Trapped Within My Point of View

Music: It Always Rains in England. Based on a chorale by J.S. Bach.
By Ergo Phizmiz. Performed by Ergo Phizmiz at the Free Music Archive
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Nicholas Gordon

Trapped within my point of view,
I sailed across a sea
And looked back from the other shore,
Surprised that it was me.

How liberating! then I thought,
And walked my welcome way,
Determined not again my new-found
Freedom to betray.

And yet, alas!, it was itself
A self-framed point of view,
In which I dwelt content to know
The place of what I knew.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon

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