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

  • Dominic Windram (8/27/2019 9:58:00 AM)

    Wonderful poem...very heart warming! (Report)Reply

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  • Dr Dillip K Swain (3/21/2019 6:30:00 PM)

    A wonderful poem with sparkling expression! My great pleasure reading it time and again! (Report)Reply

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  • Kumarmani Mahakul (3/20/2019 8:57:00 AM)

    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.....so touching and impressive expression with strong wish for freedom. A brilliant poem is executed fascinatingly.
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  • Prabir Gayen (3/9/2019 10:18:00 PM)

    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...
    Very true
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  • Srijita Mondal (2/10/2019 12:37:00 PM)

    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

    Beautiful lines..👍👍👍👍
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    Anil Kumar Panda(2/11/2019 10:48:00 AM)

    That is a great compliment indeed. Thanks for giving your time. Gratitude.

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  • Parameswaran Nair Damodaran Nair (12/23/2018 6:12:00 AM)

    I dream of my countrymen
    Walking down the streets feeling proud
    The pangs of hunger and poverty
    Is packed and burnt in freedoms shroud. The words of true patriot to be borne in mind
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    Anil Kumar Panda(12/24/2018 6:16:00 AM)

    That is a great compliment Sir. Thanks for giving your time. Regards.

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  • Dr Dillip K Swain (12/17/2018 9:30:00 AM)

    Typos: will be featured (Report)Reply

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  • Dr Dillip K Swain (12/17/2018 5:33:00 AM)

    There would be freedom/To speak, to write, to work and to sing....pragmatic poetic expression! I strongly believe this beautiful poem will be feature among top poems sooner or later! (Report)Reply

    Anil Kumar Panda(12/17/2018 8:47:00 AM)

    That is a great compliment for this poet Sir.Thanks very much.

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  • Binayakumar Mohanty (11/19/2018 1:35:00 AM)

    Freedom has no substitute.Well crafted.Thanks for sharing. (Report)Reply

    Anil Kumar Panda(11/19/2018 6:20:00 AM)

    I am glad you like the poem sir. Thanks for comment.

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  • Dr Dillip K Swain (10/17/2018 5:03:00 AM)

    What a beautiful poem! The lucidity of expression is utterly captivating!
    I find pleasure revisiting it..to MyPoemList
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    Anil Kumar Panda(10/17/2018 10:59:00 AM)

    That is such a beautiful comment Sir. My regards.

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  • (10/6/2018 6:45:00 AM)

    very nicely written sir..... you have expressed your feelings regarding the societal issues....I wish everyone in the society should have this kind of feeling......thanks for sharing sir.... (Report)Reply

    Anil Kumar Panda(10/6/2018 10:23:00 AM)

    Thanks very much for giving your time and beautiful comment. My regards.

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  • Dr Dillip K Swain (10/1/2018 9:55:00 AM)

    I dream of my countrymen
    Walking down the streets feeling proud
    The pangs of hunger and poverty
    Is packed and burnt in freedoms shroud.....Each stanza articulates a distinct facet of this wonderful poem! You are a talented poet! Never mind where do you stand....please carry on! Utilize the gifted talent you have! Poetry is the world that provides a poet perfect peace!
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    Anil Kumar Panda(10/2/2018 10:56:00 AM)

    That is a great compliment from a great poet Sir. My heartfelt gratitude.

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  • Ernest Makuakua (8/1/2018 10:11:00 AM)

    powerful poem sir
    love the truth in it

    keep writing
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    Anil Kumar Panda(8/22/2018 10:43:00 AM)

    Feeling glad for your positive review Sir. Thanks.

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  • Dr Dillip K Swain (5/9/2018 10:10:00 AM)

    A lovely poem! The last stanza is just immaculate! I find pleasure revisiting it! (Report)Reply

    Anil Kumar Panda(8/22/2018 10:41:00 AM)

    Thanks very much for reading and lovely comment. My regards.

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  • Jez Brul (4/11/2018 5:25:00 PM)

    I can't barter my freedom
    Take away the riches with you


    Reposted for typo correction:

    What a golden line! This is one of the best lines I ever heard in apoem....I read but I heard! The voice shouting for freeedom reverberates in my soul...Thank you so much for sharing this patriotic poem..10+++++++ to my poem list..
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  • Jez Brul (4/9/2018 3:54:00 PM)

    I can't barter my freedom
    Take away the riches with you


    What a golden line! This is one of the beat lines I ever heard...I read but I heard! The voice ahouting for freeedom reverberates in my soul...Thank you so much for sharing this patriotic poem..10+++++++ to my poem list..
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    Anil Kumar Panda(4/11/2018 9:46:00 AM)

    Honored. Getting such a wonderful review from a great poetess is really inspiring. Gratitude.

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  • Rini Shibu (2/15/2018 6:13:00 AM)

    Amazing..Nicely penned about the freedom of mankind..10 (Report)Reply

    Anil Kumar Panda(2/15/2018 8:59:00 AM)

    Thanks for review. Appreciated.

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  • Dr Dillip K Swain (11/29/2017 5:42:00 AM)

    A great write! .......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….the opening stanza itself expresses the core theme! I find a liquid movement from top to bottom with lucid expression and use of moderate poetic jargon soothing to the taste of a common reader! I appreciate the piece wholeheartedly! ! (Report)Reply

    Anil Kumar Panda(11/29/2017 9:35:00 AM)

    I am humbled. Such a great comment Sir. My regards.

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  • (5/2/2017 5:41:00 PM)

    an inspiring poem that some countries must heed? peace and harmony will only happen when people are freed! ........superbly written. (Report)Reply

    Anil Kumar Panda(5/4/2017 10:41:00 AM)

    Freedom is the basic need for a world of peace. Thanks Sir.

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  • Linet Sabastian (3/25/2017 5:54:00 AM)

    Nothing is as good as freedom. A good poem. (Report)Reply

    Anil Kumar Panda(5/4/2017 10:39:00 AM)

    My heartfelt gratitude. Thanks very much.

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, April 15, 2012



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