• Ibad commented on the post, Get up 4 months, 1 week ago

    Thank you for the response, to be honest I know a lot of people in Oakland and they would probably have responded with a sentence or 2. Also what school do you go to I might know some people there.

  • Ibad commented on the post, Get up 4 months, 1 week ago

    Thank you for your response, I appreciate what you said and the idea you have of my poem.

  • Ibad wrote a new post, Get up 5 months ago

    Do not forget people sacrificed themselves For the world todayDo not destroy what they worked forBut continue what they startedDo not forget what it took for the rights people have todayInstead continue to gain

    • Dear Ibad:
      I am happy about your poem, “get up” because it talks about saving the society. It tells us to make the world better and to not trash it like we are doing.To me the main message of your poem is to keep the society safe. I know this because in your poem you say that we are destroying the environment..One line that stands out for me is, “Instead continue to gain more rights for those who don’t have any Continue to make the world better Not destroy it” I think this line is good because it tells us that we are missing on what is truly important.Your poem reminds me of a poem that I once wrote about suicide and it reminds me that this society needs to be saved and that it can. Your poem sends an important message about saving the community because it tells us that we are trashing it and it’s true we are.Thanks for your poem. I look forward to seeing what you make next. Next time write more, what you wrote is true.

      Sincerely, Diego

      • Thank you for the response, to be honest I know a lot of people in Oakland and they would probably have responded with a sentence or 2. Also what school do you go to I might know some people there.

    • Dear Ibad,

      I am very empower towards your poem, “Get Up” because I like how you talk about how people back then fight for their rights and color people had a upstander which was Martin Luther King Jr shown in the poem picture. But now the dominant group of people want to take our rights right now. To me the main message of your poem is, “Do not forget what it took for the rights people have today. Instead continue to gain more rights for those who don’t have any”. I think these lines shows empowerment because color people have history that they fighted for their right. Then you talk about how we need to be grateful for their rights and not make other people feel powerless. This poem sends an important message about being a upstander because we had a lot of color leaders that let colored people voice be heard. Now we need to create a change and not be a bystander and be upstander because we still have racism existing in this world. To prevent this problem from happening is being a upstander and fighting for our rights if we want to be heard. Thanks for your poem. I look forward to seeing what you make next because this poem shows a huge empowerment in our history.

      Sincerely,
      Ashley

      • Thank you for your response, I appreciate what you said and the idea you have of my poem.

    • Dear Ibad,

      I really enjoyed this short poem, since it speak the truth and speaks of what you believe. Let’s hope it gets more recognition and spread more out into the world so we may unite together.

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