Streams

Freedom Haiku Contest

Can you sum up Freedom in 5-7-5 syllables? Define it, describe it, express it, whatever! We'll highlight some of our favorites online and on-air between now and April 7th.

April 06, 2011 02:16:19 PM
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A country run by
the people, you choose the head. Spread your wings and fly!

April 06, 2011 02:14:42 PM
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Running free and wild,
Enter a world of wonder,
Fill your dreams with gold.

April 06, 2011 02:14:41 PM
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homework is boring
i wish it would dissapear
social studies sucks

April 06, 2011 02:14:37 PM
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Staring at a screen
Mom says no it's time for school
Homework first then phone

April 06, 2011 02:12:12 PM
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THEY OPEN THE DOOR
AND WALK THESE LANDS WITH EACH OTHER
TO FREEDOMS PLACES

April 06, 2011 02:11:42 PM
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Time to run away
Because sisiters can be hard
And dangerous, too

April 06, 2011 02:07:12 PM
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Jump through water now
And shed a light on the town
I am happy now

April 06, 2011 02:07:01 PM
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April 06, 2011 02:06:04 PM
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freedom isn't law
freedom isn't money no
do not tie her down this way

April 06, 2011 02:04:01 PM
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I open the door
I feel the fresh summer breeze
It's the last day of school

April 06, 2011 02:03:02 PM
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Finally set free
Far from hatred and sadness
Spread my wings and fly

April 06, 2011 12:18:04 PM
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Flap wings if you wish,
Participate, scream, go fish!
While WeiWei's dreams soar....

April 05, 2011 11:59:58 AM
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We swallow freedom
with a side of scrambled eggs
somewhere west of free.

April 04, 2011 05:28:10 PM
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Trade for what you want
Don't coerce or be coerced
To thyself be true

Sandra Brents

April 04, 2011 01:34:21 PM
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Those expecting pie
in the sky can't complain,
when it rains bananas.

April 04, 2011 01:16:35 PM
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Sex on Wall Street.
So much more than what
forced a governor to resign.

Streets, red with banker's blood,
nourish next years'
cherry blossoms.

April 04, 2011 12:13:50 PM
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Falling from the branch
of a tree in the parched woods,
the pear feels it's free.

Frank De Canio

April 04, 2011 11:10:09 AM
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Let me do what I
want as long as I don't hurt
anybody else.

April 01, 2011 01:21:40 PM
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I can be myself
Fed, clothed, schooled, loved--I can fly!
Together with you

April 01, 2011 12:30:40 PM
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Splendor will prevail:
Disaster? Endurable
'neath these spacious skies.

by Pami