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

  • Anil Kumar Panda (9/4/2016 9:47:00 AM)


    Thanks all for taking time to read this poem. I am glad you all liked it and honored by the wonderful comments received.Thanks all again. (Report) Reply

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  • Rose Kanana (9/4/2016 2:15:00 AM)


    All deserve the freedom...well penned Anil

    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
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  • Ahmed Gumaa Siddiek (8/18/2016 3:49:00 PM)


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

    Big men always have big dreams. Your dreams will come TRUE, I am sure they will all come true.
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  • Elena Sandu (7/17/2016 8:15:00 AM)


    Wonderful poem, it speaks the heart of many. You are raising my hopes dear friend, I dreamed with open eyes today of a world where nobody is at war and cried of happiness. Thank you! (Report) Reply

  • Lubinda Lubinda (7/1/2016 6:34:00 PM)


    Beautiful inspiring poem, freedom is everyone's right one simply can't put a price-tag on it! It's true it can't be bartered for dollars and pounds! (Report) Reply

  • Uzefa Rashida M.a (5/9/2016 11:22:00 AM)


    a great inspiring and motivational poem indeed (Report) Reply

  • Subhas Chandra Chakra (4/24/2016 5:02:00 AM)


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    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


    I salute you dear port for this brave and patriotic dream of yours.
    Thanks for choosing the words so brilliant and beautifully.
    I loved it much.Poems of this kind need be taught in Secondary school level.
    A perfect 10 for it sir.
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  • Anne Yun (4/18/2016 1:03:00 AM)


    I believe that the true freedom comes from constantly questioning, but still, i like yours, a wonderful and poetic dream for the whole human beings! (Report) Reply

  • Gajanan Mishra (4/11/2016 9:36:00 AM)


    freedom, freedom but where is freedom.. a great question.. (Report) Reply

  • (4/4/2016 5:02:00 AM)


    Freedom should not be bartered with dollar and pounds. It's great. (Report) Reply

  • Anzelyne Shideshe (3/6/2016 1:20:00 AM)


    Freedom is vividly expressed in the poem.Great piece. (Report) Reply

  • (1/19/2016 2:41:00 AM)


    Beautiful poem on the notion of freedom! It seems that in our days it is a thing to search! (Report) Reply

  • Rosie Bourget (12/30/2015 2:57:00 PM)


    That's a good one...Freedom is important because it leads to enhanced expressions of creativity and original thought, increased productivity, and an overall high quality of life.

    The idea of freedom is complex, and it must be redefined and defended anew by each generation. Moreover, the value of freedom can only be understood and appreciated by those who have a sense of the past and a highly developed understanding of human nature....good job Anil.
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  • Jayatissa K. Liyanage (12/22/2015 5:46:00 AM)


    Freedom sprigs from the bottom of hearts and minds of, not the oppressor but the oppressed. Tiku's words are so powerful, they can penetrate even hardest of hardest walls. Wonderfully expressed. X (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh Rai (12/9/2015 2:31:00 PM)


    It is beautiful and powerful. Love it. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Dutendra Chamling (11/29/2015 6:22:00 AM)


    wonderful poem........! Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (11/28/2015 3:46:00 AM)


    Maevellous depiction on freedom. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Anitah Muwanguzi (11/20/2015 2:48:00 AM)


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

    Truly beautiful and inspiring peom. I love love it.
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  • (11/9/2015 10:03:00 AM)


    The freedom is a democracy, thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Nosheen Irfan (11/2/2015 6:07:00 PM)


    Beautiful vision of freedom. That's what freedom means to most of us. Great write. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, April 15, 2012



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