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  Freedom of Speech
by Pier Tyler
Monday, January 08, 2007
Rated "G" by the Author.

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This poem was a Freedom of Speech challenge.




To music or not to music?



Now is not the time to be silent
Exercise your right to speak freely

For that dependent, latchkey, smart,
But a baby having a baby child or teen

For that single mom, whose work is never done
Educated, yet been through domestic violence

For that disabled worker, who canít give 110 per cent
But when he could, he did. And still have vivid dreams

For that Veteran, POW, whose braved wars and rumors of wars
Those who came home and those who didnít

For that elderly man or woman who still have something vital
To give, through work or to volunteer, who are often overlooked

For that pet who is your loyal, sometimes whimsical, friend
And protector who loves you unconditionally

For those endangered species whose purpose may not be understood
But is just as important as our earthly purpose

For all others who cannot speak up for themselves
Your voice, your vote, your freedom of speech is needed

Not because the first amendment says so
But because itís good common sense


Copyright © 2004-2007 Pier Tyler. All Rights Reserved.†††
Freedom of Speech


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Reviewed by Carol Phelan Aebby
Thank you for reminding readers what exactly freedom of speech entails. World and local authorities have put such a cap on truth that many are either afraid to voice their views and protect the innocent, or else have deceived themselves into believing that they are exercising freedom of speech. There should be no authority standing between an individual and his/her inner voice!

Wishing you continued wondrous creativity!

With respect and admiration,

Carol Phelan Aebby
Reviewed by fateme bagheri
Have you ever listened to the voice of a voiceless
Reviewed by D. Vegas
Forthright and to the point and everything in our lives
point to common sense but, there are some who don't have
it on there person...Enjoyed and written so well!

Always,

Deborah
Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain
Dear Pier,

There could never be enough music, nor never enough of your poetry!


Blessings,

Lance
Reviewed by Joey Lawsin
Common life experiences unfolding again and again to deaf ears and blind eyes. All it takes is really a simple common sense...well written sis...AOUIE
Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper
sincere and strong verse Pier, happy valentines day
Reviewed by William Bonilla
An outstanding and Beautiful message
Most enjoyable reading

Peace & Love
William
Reviewed by Sandie Angel
A good message to all. Thank you Pier!!!!!

Sandie May Angel :o)
Reviewed by Gwendolyn Thomas Gath

"Freedom of Speech"
Amen, to this.
Powerful, truthful, and heartfelt write.
I enjoyed reading this poem Pier and also appreciate the write.

Warm regards,
Gwendolyn A. Thomas Gath
From the Heart of an Artist Quiet Storm
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
All right, Pier. Message received. Well done. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by jude forese
i wish more had such common sense .... well written, Pier ...
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
Powerful offering Pier!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Bella Christopher (Reader)
I love your strength, Pier. It comes through in your writing!
Be well,
Penny
Reviewed by ~ Holly Harbridge (Reader)
Amen to this poem;plus you've got quite the talent young girl!Holly
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader)
Interesting
Reviewed by Barbara Smith
"For all others who cannot speak up for themselves, Your voice, your vote, your freedom of speech is needed." Pier, I hear this voice echoing the words, freedom of speech, and I love it! A great read.
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