Karen GonzalezVidela


Free Like A Bird


Freedom is like a bird;
It is the wind that cools your face,
The sun burning on your skin
When the only place left
Is nature and the rest.
Liberty is your voice,
The one who was finally heard.
It is the thought that says
You will never be chased again;
It is that feeling
That lets you trust,
But that at the same time
Was created by not trusting too much.
Freedom is when you can run,
When you can grab a hand
And not feel trapped.
Freedom is not
When someone likes you,
But when you
Like yourself.

Submitted: Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Edited: Thursday, August 15, 2013

Form:


Do you like this poem?
1 person liked.
1 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Free Like A Bird by Karen GonzalezVidela )

Enter the verification code :

  • Gold Star - 35,275 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (10/19/2014 11:26:00 AM)

    A poem to be noted and practiced, and thus composer must be praised a lovely write thank you Gonzalez read my latest poem if time permits you..you got your freedom (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 4,807 Points Bri Edwards (9/18/2013 6:16:00 PM)

    well it is really nice when someone else likes you/me, right? as long as they are NICE people, and sometimes even when they are not. but i really liked your ending lines:
    Freedom is not
    When someone likes you,
    But when you
    Like yourself.

    and yes, trusting too much can be a mistake OR it can be a gate opening your life to unexpected pleasures.
    It's difficult/impossible sometimes to know when to trust and how much. i tend to trust more rather than less i think. thanks for sharing. :) (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 3,943 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (8/14/2013 6:37:00 PM)

    Beautifully described freedom. Freedom and bird are closely associated. Nice poem. Please read my poems Freedom, and Bird's Lament. Thank you. (Report) Reply

Read all 8 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  5. As I Grew Older, Langston Hughes
  6. Mother to Son, Langston Hughes
  7. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  8. If, Rudyard Kipling
  9. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep, Mary Elizabeth Frye
  10. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe

Poem of the Day

poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Your hands lie open in the long fresh grass, --
The finger-points look through like rosy blooms:
Your eyes smile peace. The pasture gleams and glooms
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. Poetry Heaven, Kim Barney
  2. Thank You My Love, Margaret Alice Second
  3. My Dream, Michael P. McParland
  4. joshua trees hopping in the trunk of the.., Mandolyn ...
  5. my lovely lovely wife, Rasheed Alqahas
  6. Four Leaf Clover, Eve White
  7. Eric Gone Postal, Eve White
  8. Half-Breed or Racist, Eve White
  9. (Rock ballad) Hold on and letting go, Putri Misnia Shary Bahri (Sh ..
  10. Road Kill, Liilia Talts Morrison
[Hata Bildir]