Below is the poem entitled Let Freedom Ring which was written by poet
Barton. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.
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I have something to say and
for what lies ahead to God Almighty
we must incessantly pray.
We look up to those we should
We are taught about violence
We are taught to fear guns
But we fight with weapons
and deadly puns......
who are the responsible for
the deterioration of the values
of our loved ones?
Are you and I free to decide
what is right or wrong or must
we hold our heads up high and
sing the song that wasn't meant
to be sung.....
" Let freedom ring"
with it's dubious and misleading
intricacies with horror I observe
the veiled atrocities of all those
who continue to abuse power....
Are we truly living in the land of
the free. do we fear or are we blind
to what the elite condition us to believe..
Are we Ok living in a so called
"Democracy" with the rules of those
who are higher up? Is anyone yet fed up?
Do they now have ways of holding
our liberties hostage or our youth
Dear Mr. President are we citizens
or residents are we slaves of the
corrupt or should be thankful
and just shut the hell up....
Has our freedoms been sold or am
I just being bold is it a sin to speak with
truth are the ones in power not the ones
hiding the proof and silencing
the masses with drugs and trances.
I am here cause I still have a voice
even if in everything else we have
I have witnessed the daily tragedies of
of our once beloved nation with great
They say we live in democracy but we
are not heard ,we are not the voice of the
people; we are living in dictatorship and loving
every minute of it because we are told what to
think hear and speak and we care not know
what we are fighting for " freedoms" but we are