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How Many Years Must Pass Before We Set Ourselves Free?

If you don’t cut the string, your spirit will wither

Photo by John P. Weiss

During my afternoon walk a few days ago, I encountered some balloons tied to a pole.

They wanted to fly away and explore, much like people with dreams and ambitions. But a string tethered the balloons to a pole, denying their skyward longing.

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John P. Weiss

John P. Weiss

I write elegant essays about life, which I illustrate with whimsical cartoons, and classic black & white photography. JohnPWeiss.com.