Kenneth Cabauatan

Freshman - 540 Points (06/21/2015 / Dumaguete City)

For Aylan - Poem by Kenneth Cabauatan

don’t forget me;
my fight has left me,
drifting on the aegean
away from the fires of heathens,
yet swallowed by the deep,
never to be amongst the free.
fight for me;
not just with guns nor bullets.
sing my passing for the world to hear,
that i had left my home to be free,
away from strife, death and tyranny.
let others live a life free from fear.
don’t pity me, no more;
though i have passed on, i am free.
just bury me under the ground,
and place a simple marker and flowers on its mound.
let our names be your banners; let them fly.
spell the name of freedom in the sky,
that future generations in it will live.
let it be the legacy our struggle will give.
don’t forget me.

Topic(s) of this poem: freedom, spoken word

Form: Free Verse

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, September 13, 2015

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