Obed dela Cruz

To The People Where Freedom Exists, I Write

To the people where freedom exists, I write
That you will use more than your strength and your might,
In order to have justice and make things right,
So that the place you dwell be pleasant in sight.

Make use of your freedom to make others free
From the torment of hell. Their peace let them see.
I ask of you not just to think of your “me”
Make this world tranquil more than the peaceful sea.

Many have fought for the freedom you now own.
Use your birthrights not for others to be down,
But make them love you for the goodness you’ve shown.
In your life, don’t be a chaff, by the wind, blown.

Do not satisfy the narcissism of self.
Don’t be an old book; rotten in that old shelf.
But be a human that is not being loaf.
Don’t ruin your youth and rest of your life.

Desert your works that make you a bad zany.
Be wise and share wisdom; don’t be a ninny.
Forbid yourself to be a festering lily.
Star; be humble though you are too shiny.

Make a way to step out of your comfort zone.
Hear the cries of those lives who painfully moan.
We are human beings that should be humane.
Save the lives of those people who are slain.

Standing together, let’s do things better.
Provide abode for them who don’t have shelter.
At all times, think ways on how to save this planet.
Make sure that all tasks that crash darkness are met.

Through freedom, one could understand who and what man is.
Let selfishness, corruption, pride, and slavery cease.
Be a human being; don’t be a monster.
To your fellow being, don’t be a fester.

No person should be taken away from life.
Do not scare people through the unjust knife.
I ask all sectors to practice social justice.
None should be denied by the protection of laws.

Do not vitiate one’s freedom of the free will.
Practice equality and inform others of their human rights.
They are born in a free world and freedom to do better they should have.
Make sure that everyone is under the rule of law and truth.

Love each other without lust but with care.
Be a factor of peace, life, pardon, and light.
To the people where freedom exists, I write
To the people where freedom exists, I speak.

May this poem have an impact to your disposition.

(Copyright © 2009 by Obed Dela Cruz)

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(July 26,2009; 9: 00PM; Marikina City)

Poem Submitted: Sunday, July 26, 2009

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  • Nivedita Bagchi SPC UK (7/3/2010 1:14:00 AM)

    The take of line ‘To the people where freedom exists, I write’ .is the touch down line of this excellent poetry…congrats. Obed … thanks sharing…
    Ms. Nivedita
    UK
    10/10

    PS Freedom a.k.a is liberty clamps Narcissism…opens floodgate of Altruism
    n

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  • Rajaram RamachandranRajaram Ramachandran (8/17/2009 10:33:00 PM)

    Though young you are, all your poems speak like those coming from a 80 years old well experienced lady. Such matured thoughts you are having in this very young age of yours. May God bless you with a long, healthy and prosperous life. Go on be writing like this and one day, you will reach the height of fame and will surely become one of the top most poetesses in the world of poetry.

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  • Matt MooneyMatt Mooney (8/8/2009 3:37:00 PM)

    There is power in the lines of this poem. It's really good.It's a blueprint for peaceful coexistance and a call to action to those who could do something to help the downtrodden. It flows along with a rap like riming pattern which is very effective as is the language you employ.Avoid the poem running into prose in the last few verses with the urgency of expression. Like a great painting it aims to be one perfect piece. Patience will keep your thoughts from overflowing. The content of the poem is excellent. Your vision of things as they should be is statesmanlike. Congrats on a great piece of work.

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  • ~Heart of Ice~ ¢♦ ¢♦ ¢ (8/5/2009 3:39:00 PM)

    nice write, i wouldn't have been able to pull off the whole ryhming dealy deal like you did. i don't have the patience. the thing that you write about, is beautiful but i don't think that us, the weak and greedy human race can accomplish something like this. some will try and others will follow behind and destroy that. keep it up!

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  • premji premjipremji premji (8/5/2009 2:13:00 AM)

    when i wrote the poem 'the world', you were just two years old. now time flies fast...good poem..good rhyming..

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  • Stephanie Starr (7/31/2009 12:27:00 PM)

    great job! This one inspires me to keep writing and to get out there and make the world a better place.

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  • ronalyn fabi (7/29/2009 3:13:00 AM)

    great.! that was such a nice poem for the people to read.!
    nice thing and that what the poem actually about to meke the people known were all but true ☺ and that what we must do ☺

    nice one.! keep it up.! ☺

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  • Fay SlimmFay Slimm (7/28/2009 12:07:00 AM)

    Full of enthusiasm and well presentedd Obed....10 from Fay...

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  • Kafil Uddin Raihan (7/28/2009 12:05:00 AM)

    Love each other without lust but with care.
    Be a factor of peace, life, pardon, and light.
    To the people where freedom exists, I write
    To the people where freedom exists, I speak.
    Great job I like your thoughts and expressions.....

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  • Sally Plumb Plumb (7/27/2009 6:15:00 AM)

    We all have our struggles. Try 'Confrortation'.

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