Walk in his shoes – 6 of 15

Stories were embellished about his deeds.
We grew up hearing echoes of these tales
passed down, distilled, to each generation.
For a man enslaved Maslow doesn’t speak
unless one has an eye to read between
the lines – the process is not linear
at all – when human beings are nor free.
And yet, there is always a freedom
for the soul. This our hero understood
in a convoluted way – surviving
in a convoluted world. Let’s not judge
too severely. But let’s not leap ahead
to false conclusions. He had a just cause
against injustice weighing on his soul.

Part 7, The Soul’s Proportion