Freak: a person who is strange or different. A term of derision, typically used to dismiss someone outside of one’s social clique. Also used as a playful tease.
“When we heard about the hippies, the barely more than boys and girls who decided to try something different… we laughed at them. We condemned them, our children, for seeking a different future. We hated them for their flowers, for their love, and for their unmistakable rejection of every hideous, mistaken compromise that we had made throughout our hollow, money-bitten, frightened, adult lives.”
Author: June Jordan
It is unfortunate that those who follow a certain pattern of behavior, particularly, millennials, do not grasp the true meaning of Hippie Freak.
Just the other day, while working as a Bernie lead during the New Hampshire primary…I politely, and with honor in mind, referred to a new found friend as…
Course, that was taken out of context.
Stand proud young man, wake confident, young women, to be considered a modern day,
unique, inquisitive and free spirit. It is nothing more than an old hippies of way of saying,
no different from the fine lines of winter’s turbulent season.
and, what of,
the squalls of change that come and go for no reason.
The battle will rage on with seasons influx…
lust for the infinite state of conformity’s trust.
Though, far off,
extreme wooden sanctum…
beat the savage beat of a different drum.
A rare certain ambiguous solace can fall from stormy skies.
A distinct weathered pattern…
relinquished onto a particular kind.
caught always looking up for an out of reason for the season…sign.
“Boredom doesn’t come from lack of activities but rather from your own limitations and ideas of fun. Appropriate behavior, normalcy and perfection is what you make of it. But just in case you’re bored with perfect, come over to the dark side. Us circus freaks know a thing or two about thorough entertainment.”
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