Freed Speech

They talk about free speech.

That free speech that silences all of another.
That free speech that suffocates second thought.
That free speech that only allows one voice and one voice alone to be heard. Free speech that interrupts, name calls, demeans, labels, isolates and threatens violence. Publicly, privately, hourly, daily, always weakly. Isn’t free speech that that draws out the voice of another? Isn’t free speech a listening begun in quiet silence that speaks only to draw out another’s voice? 

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