So, Freddie took his ax and chopped it off.And he was two ankles less...
Freddie hated the feeling of the ball and chain clamped around his ankle.
So one day, he chopped it off,
And he was one ankle less.
But it didn’t do the trick. That heavy feeling came back to his chest.
Maybe it was the other ankle—and the ball and chain had clamped there.
So, Freddie took his ax and chopped it off,
And he was two ankles less.
But the heavy feeling wouldn’t go away. It stood like a mountain of elephants on his chest. Freddie grabbed his ax and chopped furiously at those elephants standing on top of him—hacked them into pieces—shredded them into ribbons so fine, he simply brushed them off like a pile of dead leaves.
Freddie felt alive like he never did before. He felt free—as though he could run a mile and jump across rooftops...
If only he had his ankles.
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