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Freedom Poems

Freedom Poems. Read and share great examples of poetry about freedom. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for freedom.

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Premium Member Baby Shower Boy
Congratulations, dear one, as you celebrate this hour
When you are called to be a mom and have a baby shower
The little lad that grows within will be your very first
And on the day that he is born your heart will...Read More
Categories: freedom, baby, boy, career, joy, mother,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Stoic Poet
Stoic Poet
Life is like philosophy
"all we are is dust in the wind" said Socrates,
one fleeting moment were here and then were gone 
so even if you win, in the end, no one ever truly won,
so when you rise in the...Read More
Categories: freedom, imagination, truth,
Form: Rhyme
Cat Independence
Cats are amazing critters!
Of course, all cat lovers
are well aware of this;
so, it is not to you
whom I speak. But to
those less furry among-st
us—to those less inclined
to seek a warm lap and
shamelessly purr to the
heat and comfort...it is to
you whom...Read More
Categories: animal, cat, freedom, humor, immigration, tribute, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Two Kings
Two Kings

I love to write about my King,
His name is dear to me.
He cleansed me of my many sins,
And set my spirit free.

I used to serve another king,
Of dark and fearful mien,
But since I met the King of Kings,
I'll not...Read More
Categories: christian, dark, freedom, jesus, peace, sin, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
Fortune Cast
Writing my own ticket…
a coupon from the past

The numbers all decoded,
my gate approaching fast

Walking down the gangway,
my seat by fortune cast

The pilot sitting next to me
—the flight plan mine at last

(Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2020)
...Read More
Categories: freedom,
Form: Rhyme



The-Wind
It blows across the land, whistling along thy stand.
The wind travels across every mend, seeking out every bend.
It has a mind of its own, thus is where this is shown.
Thy wind has not limits, nor binds or even a true...Read More
Categories: 11th grade, autumn, beauty, freedom, inspirational, lost,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member stepping stones
Stepping Stones
==========

Invest one’s words whilst
Disengaging spent brain mode;
Discover Haiku. 

Walk midst new flora,
Engaging sensory brain;
Discover freedom.

Test out thoughts anew,
Embracing strange views unleashed;
Discover mercy.

Follow trekking stones,
Entranced with fierce, sleeping giants;
Discover courage.

Look askance at
Passing points of brutal pain;
Discover heartbeats.

Feel pure cashmere shawl
Wrap...Read More
Categories: freedom, life, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
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Categories: freedom, 11th grade, 3rd grade, 8th grade, anti
Form: Rhyme
green card soldier
Green Card Soldier   ~  Pantoum                           


seasonal migrant worker
unwed mother in Arizona
temporary...Read More
Categories: freedom,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Love Crucifies




"Love Crucifies"



I have you pinned
butterfly
all your colours 
spreading 
naked underneath
submission whispers
submission speaks
hands encircle 
your wrists
arms open 
outstretched
beckoning
beseeching
my heart 
on your 
drum beating 
chest

Love Crucifies
Love Liberates

We transfer souls
We kiss

Love Liberates
Love Crucifies

une petite mort à tout prix
Just like this

Love Crucifies
Love Liberates

We transfer...Read More
Categories: freedom, light, love, passion, sensual,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member I Am That I Am---Without End
I Am That I Am…Without End…

Listen, my heart is a soul drum
Beating the spiritual rhythms 
Of the sojourning struggle of life—
Pumping pulsating blood inking
The notes of our story—flowing 
From the past to the present—banked
In the here and now—waiting to cascade
Into...Read More
Categories: freedom, allegory, analogy, black african american, extended metaphor,
Form: Dramatic Verse
edited-Come Here, My Dear, and Have No Fear

Your freedom of choice, to rejoice.
Come here, my dear, and have no fear.
You got in gear, with no veneer, 
I'm drawn to your magnetic voice.
It's clear, you're music in my ear.

My best intentions are noble,
inclined t'wards the climate I find.
Some...Read More
Categories: freedom, 11th grade, music, romance,
Form: Rhyme
Indigenous
The tree of senses keeps me close to my conscience,
liberating the bondage of believes in existence.
In certainty of identification to belong in effect,
by family as race and nationality towards self-image detect. 
The individual perspective by self awareness in social situation,
maintains...Read More
Categories: freedom, 12th grade, humanity, identity, patriotic,
Form: Ballade
Pardon mine allegiance to infidelity
Unfaithful marital transgressions
self admitted indictment,
crime and punishment,
no longer think high lee
entailing no mister re: demeanors,
I searingly weathered

(George by bushed, albeit thankfully,
no unwanted child left behind),
nonetheless one unforgettable
indelible, execrable, and abominable
professedly owned his
civil warring battle of life

transgressions undeservedly heaped
(Uriah hit about...Read More
Categories: freedom, 11th grade, 12th grade, appreciation, betrayal, emotions,
Form: Dramatic Verse
One Mother's Choice LM
"Reality is something you rise above." -Liza Minelli

There is a host of systems the world over that mankind has chosen to                   ...Read More
Categories: freedom, courage, culture, family, religious,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member WINGS


time to set you free
watch you fly out on your own
life’s waiting for you
find your courage from within
get out there and live your dreams



submitted on February 18, 2020 for contest LET THE PENS FLOW - TANKA sponsored by JENISH SOMADAS...Read More
Categories: age, change, children, confidence, freedom, growing up,
Form: Tanka
I Hate Lying
I Hate Lying


I hate lying;
it’s a weakness.
It shows a truth;
that others rule me.

If I have to lie;
it’s to avoid pain,
discomfort, and shame.
To make you feel good.

Slaves lie to the boss;
to save their lifeline.
But, to hell with him,
and his profit.

I live...Read More
Categories: anger, fear, freedom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member -afflatus-
to lose a muse is none but sorrow,
no fuse can chase away the fear-
words shall appear and be near tomorrow

my inspiration is my revelation,
creativity with epiphanies of light-
found insight in a flight of meditation

divinity in security and laughter in purity,
freedom...Read More
Categories: freedom, appreciation, inspiration, life, muse,
Form: Tristich
NO ONE COULD SAVE ME BUT YOU
Cognizant of humanity’s befallen verdict
Deliberately transgressing sovereign laws
Affirming carnal nature flaws…
Yet You, God Almighty, quickened my soul along divine edict.

Midst condemnation terrifying my heart
Frightened to face death’s agonizing seizure
With horrifying sting of grave-pressure… 
Still, You offered me redemption-grace, never will...Read More
Categories: freedom, blessing, christian, encouraging, faith, god, jesus, spiritual,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
A world
Dear friends in world
Stand to save the world 
Together every young and old 
A world where dreams get in mould 
A world where rights are never put in fold 
A world where justice is never put on hold
A world where...Read More
Categories: earth, freedom, growing up, home, humanity, immigration,
Form: ABC
Premium Member She's the Apocalypse




"She’s the Apocalypse"



He thinks ...




she’s a 

Gladiator Gone Girl
God is always in the measure of her feet
walking the thin line, intrepid, she's Ultra Violet, never trips

He’s got it all wrong
she’s no Angel, she's no Fallen
She’s the Apocalypse

He reads all her...Read More
Categories: freedom, i am, woman,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member SERENITY ON A BREEZE
free at last
time weightless
a dream come true
miles from the city
its drama left behind
precious vacation now unfolding
crisp spry air
of cottage country
a secluded bubble
in communion with nature
feels surreal
such existential bliss
pure proximity to the divine



posted on February 17, 2020...Read More
Categories: appreciation, city, freedom, surreal, time, uplifting, vacation,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Life in Deep Space
True freedom can feel like an exquisite jail
Our inhabited space bound by bars we drink in.
Child’s nutrition once favored, a lap dance now passé,
Our restaurants change with new owners, or chefs find
New orbits, food loved fades as children leave home...Read More
Categories: freedom, faith, life, love,
Form: Rhyme
Voices Call
Head unbowed,
heart impaled

Memory old,
Celtic tales 

Allegiance sworn,
 fealty burned

Voices call
—freedom churns

(Dreamsleep: February, 2020) 
...Read More
Categories: freedom, war,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Democracy On Fire
In "On Fire"
Naomi Klein reminds us
win/lose capitalism invites a collective action vacuum
and abhors restrictions on money-accumulating freedom,

But Earth,
a healthy global climate,
healthy ecosystems
invite regenerative win/win climax
of cooperatively nurturing health systems
and abhor inhumane definitions of "wealth"
as privately-held and autonomously sequestered currency
energy
natural resources
human...Read More
Categories: freedom, earth, engagement, health, integrity, political, psychological, social,
Form: Political Verse