Royston Allen


Freedom - Poem by Royston Allen

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Freedom to give
Freedom to live
Freedom to question why

Freedom to walk
Freedom to talk
Freedom to live or to die

Freedom to sing
Freedom to swing
Freedom to just walk on by

Freedom to speak
Freedom to seek
Freedom to laugh or to cry

Freedom to work
Freedom to shirk
Freedom to spend or to buy

Freedom to please
Freedom to tease
Freedom to smile or to sigh

Freedom to be
Freedom to see
Freedom to aspire so high

Freedom to touch
Freedom to clutch
Freedom to grant or deny

Freedom that’s mine
Freedom divine
Freedom no money can buy


Poet's Notes about The Poem

There’s a freedom that only Christ can give
A freedom that allows the soul to live
Such freedom is not confined to the earth
It's one that comes by spiritual rebirth.

Comments about Freedom by Royston Allen

  • Gold Star - 26,799 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (2/16/2015 8:42:00 AM)

    A very best poem on freedom and likes. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 26,799 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (2/16/2015 8:42:00 AM)

    A very best poem on freedom and likes. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 26,799 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (2/16/2015 8:42:00 AM)

    A very best poem on freedom and likes. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 26,799 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (2/16/2015 8:42:00 AM)

    A very best poem on freedom and likes. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 11,751 Points Kumarmani Mahakul (2/9/2015 3:27:00 AM)

    Freedom to give freedom to live, freedom for mind and body and spirit for work and walk and sing. Definitely this is very touching poem with broad sense this poem is composed. Yes poet you are true no money can buy freedom. Freedom to realize inside heart is define gift. Beautiful and ever green poem really. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 249 Points Mysia Hayling (10/17/2014 11:53:00 AM)

    Freedom is a wonderful poem, it is very soothing and comforting piece of work. I really like it. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,281 Points Asit Kumar Sanyal (10/14/2014 11:46:00 AM)

    Very nice poem. It's heart touching. Thanks for sharing such a nice poem. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 26,799 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (7/9/2014 8:33:00 AM)

    Freedom the beautiful word for which we humans have took effort for such long periods. Here the poet describes the freedom in beautiful poem and also have importance of spirituality in it. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Nicholas North (5/22/2014 12:29:00 PM)

    yo hey jfkkkkksdlhggdhl; s (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Ruwanal Liyanage (5/21/2014 11:56:00 PM)

    Freedom is all what we require. In other words we call it autonomy. The poet is in need of Freedom to accomplish all what he wants. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sonia Sharma (5/14/2014 7:12:00 PM)

    I think this poem is great! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Michael Knight (2/6/2014 8:03:00 PM)

    very eloquently put... I enjoyed this one (Report) Reply

  • Rookie George Thoroughgood (12/12/2013 9:41:00 AM)

    If we could be free from the notion of freedom itself, then we would all truly be free (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Nehemiah Sweigard (10/24/2013 2:14:00 PM)

    This poem shows how we as north Americans abuse freedom, and how it's been taken for granted. Now freedom is only seen as a means to get our own way. It has stop been the tool in which to set people free from oppression, but a stepping ladder for the oppressors and the bullies of the world. No longer dose freedom rain from the sky like a beautiful song; instead it's like a echo fading into the dark mists of yesterday. If there is to be a world like Mr. R Allen speaks of in his poem then freedom must be fought for, it must be sought, it must be taught, and most important of all it must be earned.

    P.S. You know whats sad about what I wrote? It would't inspire me to help anyone. I'm a hypocrite just like you. Aren't we fun creatures we could stay angry at someone forever, or even want to fight someone just because they implied that we were a hypocrite, but if we were to here that a little girl is being used as a sex slay, or a teen boy died because of a drug overdose we would forget about it in a week or even a day. Why are we as people so selfish, why! please someone tell me why? (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Safca Smith (8/28/2013 7:45:00 PM)

    i love it makes me feel free ;) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Armughan Mirza (8/17/2013 12:05:00 PM)

    a very nice and great use of rhymes there. i humbly invite you all to read my poems (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 108 Points Vipins Puthooran (7/1/2013 2:44:00 PM)

    freedom is freedom/free from the kingdom of slavery.....
    'tis a good poem! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 349 Points David Wood (6/30/2013 1:55:00 PM)

    Well penned poem but what is freedom? Is it money, your socual status or none of the above? (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,278 Points Paul Brookes (6/30/2013 10:56:00 AM)

    Good poem. Those in power only want us to have their definition of freedom. What is freedom? A very illusive thing BB =: OD (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 111 Points C. P. Sharma (6/30/2013 8:19:00 AM)

    A very well penned poem. True, all living beings clamour for illusive freedom.

    Captive in cage for freedom we clutter,
    With no opening in the cage we flutter. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, June 29, 2013

Poem Edited: Saturday, October 26, 2013


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