Tiku akp

Freedom - Poem by Tiku akp

I can't barter my freedom
Take away the riches with you
Don't display your dollars and pounds
To my countrymen who need freedom too

You can't cut my tongue short
It flexes swift and slip your hand
Winds of freedom would blow one day
Your vile attempts can't change the trend

I dream of my countrymen
Walking down the streets feeling proud
The pangs of hunger and poverty
Is packed and burnt in freedoms shroud

I dream of little children
With glowing faces and charming smiles
Rushing to schools in groups
Dressed in colours with impeccable styles

I dream of the girl child
Eyes bright with vision unbound
She has a dream of a world
Where hate and racism can't be found

She would charm all
With her beauty and sharp mind
I dream of her flying high
In all the fields leaving the men far behind

There would be freedom
To speak, to write, to work and to sing
No one would die of hunger
Peace and harmony every dawn would bring

Comments about Freedom by Tiku akp

  • Gold Star - 10,162 Points Savita Tyagi (9/5/2015 10:27:00 PM)

    We all should cherish our freedom and our dreams for all to walk upon their chosen path. Thanks for sharing this lovely poem. (Report) Reply

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  • Veteran Poet - 1,037 Points Leloudia Migdali (8/20/2015 11:47:00 AM)

    Freedom is everything! What a nice poem! (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,014 Points Yasmeen Khan (7/21/2015 2:17:00 AM)

    You dream about a Utopian world but it can be achieved so realistic at the same time. A nice verse (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 19,035 Points Abdulrazak Aralimatti (7/16/2015 9:51:00 PM)

    Loving freedom for the countrymen with the spirit of humanity and patriotism is neatly penned and described. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,380 Points Clarence Prince (6/19/2015 8:34:00 AM)

    Yes freedom is good!
    There should always be freedom
    To speak, to write, work and sing!
    Well done, Tiku! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 772 Points Sreelekha Premjit (6/11/2015 5:37:00 AM)

    I like the vision of freedom as portrayed in your poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 293 Points Suelynn Walters (6/7/2015 7:59:00 AM)

    I Love It! Great Work that says so much. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 35,452 Points Edward Kofi Louis (6/5/2015 3:22:00 PM)

    You can't cut my tongue short. Knowing that, the truth is always the truth. Nice work. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 218 Points Vian Sabri (6/3/2015 7:36:00 AM)

    Freedom is a unit and one package and every human being deserve it, nice poem (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 318 Points Purnima Manhas (5/27/2015 4:59:00 AM)

    Like the subject... it makes sense in current times too, when we in reality, are enslaved in social taboos, lawlessness and gender bias... I, specifically, liked the paras of freedom for girls.. Of course, it was very well constructed with some great adjectives. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Connie Yost (5/19/2013 7:30:00 AM)

    Ahh yes, the perfect world we all wish for. Lovely. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Your Pusha (11/27/2012 2:49:00 AM)

    Nice flow. Your poem is thought provoking and sad. I like it! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Your Pusha (11/27/2012 2:49:00 AM)

    Nice flow. Your poem is thought provoking and sad. I like it! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 49 Points Anita Sehgal (11/20/2012 4:50:00 AM)

    beautiful vision of the world as it should be.. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Apphia Garcia (11/20/2012 12:14:00 AM)

    I totally enjoyed this piece good stuff (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,062 Points Marieta Maglas (6/1/2012 11:38:00 AM)

    The last stanza is a real message.Thank you for sharing this well written poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 415 Points Captain Cur (5/24/2012 7:15:00 PM)

    Beautifully written with great emotional impact.
    Men fight and die to be free then sell it back
    for false material comforts. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 562 Points Shruti Goswami (5/22/2012 12:54:00 AM)

    Its heartening to read something where the girl, the female, has been given her due share of importnace and such high hopes, without any gender bias, makes me like the poem al lthe more..thanks.. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 8,160 Points Neela Nath Das (5/8/2012 9:07:00 PM)

    Very honest thought! In this selfish world who cares for others.Liked it. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Brianna Winebarger (4/26/2012 7:01:00 AM)

    Everyone wants freedom. Everyone needs freedom. You incooprated this desire into your poem. Great job. i liked it. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, April 15, 2012

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