Give Me Freedom or Give Me Death

Give me freedom or give me death 

-That is something I won't say 

 But take my beliefs and I'll have nothing left 

 

 I'd rather you take my possessions instead

Than my passions like fire that refuse to proclaim

"Give me freedom or give me death"

 

Take my desires and you'll take my breath

Take my arms and I will not sway

But take my beliefs and I'll have nothing left 

 

Take my warmth, my comfort, my health

But to bend my will and to make me obey

Give me freedom or give me death

 

Take my loved ones with your murderous theft,

Your wicked words, the foul games you play

 But take my beliefs and I'll have nothing left 

 

Take everything you want- my body, my head

-For after I pass my legacy will still remain

 Give me freedom or give me death 

 But take my beliefs and I'll have nothing left 

 

This poem is about: 
Me

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