When you hear the word freedom
What do you think?
Speak openly, no propaganda
Work, live eat and drink
We are fortunate, very in fact
Not killed for speaking, protests or acts
We are not in camps, malnourished, ill
Doctors a plenty, pharmacies dish out pills
Pushed into slavery, sex toys, prostitution too
Simple life, coffee, work, family, house, true
Complain, go on, tired, no money, stress
Our life is easy when we consider the rest
We have freedom, we can achieve, obtain
Reflect before contemplating about your pain
Others are worse off in poverty
Others escape war and certain death
Others eat rationed rice
Others live what they call life
Will you think about their freedom tonight?
Their country with practically no human rights
This poem is a thought about them
One day we’ll make a difference, when?