Freedom to Breathe by Alexander Solzhenitsyn

A shower fell in the night and now dark clouds drift across the sky,
occasionally sprinkling a fine film of rain.
I stand under an apple tree in blossom and I breathe.
Not only the apple tree but the grass round it glistens
with moisture; words cannot describe the sweet fragrance
that pervades the air. I inhale as deeply as I can, and the
aroma invades my whole being; I breathe with my eyes open,
I breathe with my eyes closed-I cannot say which gives me
the greater pleasure.
This, I believe, is the single most precious freedom that
prison takes away from us; the freedom to breathe freely
as I now can. No food on earth, no wine, not even a woman's kiss
is sweeter to me than this air steeped in the fragrance of flowers,
of moisture and freshness.
No matter that this is only a tiny garden, hemmed in by five-story
houses like cages in a zoo. I cease to hear the motorcycles backing
radios whining, the burble of loudspeakers. As long as there is fresh
air to breathe under an apple tree after a shower, we may survive a little
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The Last Librarian #TF2:GO Jan 14, 2016 @ 3:00am 
wait zelda was the hero in the game right? like zelda, him and mario with thier trusty dinosuar luigi, have to save the triforce from golem, use the rings of power to defeat darth sidius who stole gandalf from the chosen one sonic. The second movie they have to take the tardis from the one who's name cannot be said in narnia to save the lion yoshi from death. because yoshi the lion has to save the new hero luke, who needs the master sword to defeat his brother zelda in a death match set up by tails, but the hutt leader yoda stops it before it could happen by using a fireball on luigi to stop the time paradox. that scene was just in the anime tho, i mean it was nice for warner bros to make the anime from the books, my issue was they didnt do luigis backstory enough, i mean he is a sith lord and a fucking dragon who guards gold and treasure in a volcano after all.
The Last Librarian #TF2:GO May 1, 2015 @ 1:53pm 
Oh, hello there. I will stay behind, to gaze at the sun.
The sun is a wondrous body. Like a magnificent father!
If only I could be so grossly incandescent!
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Great. How have you been? Ive not see you in a while.
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