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MORE DECLAMATION PIECES

More Declamation Pieces

Here are some more declamation pieces to choose from. Sadly I didn't get the chance to perform any of these although I wanted to but I didn't had the opportunity anymore. Hope you will like it...Still some I don't know the authors.

Vengeance is not ours...It's God's...(Author: unknown)

Alms, alms, alms. Spare me a piece of bread. Spare me your mercy. I am a child so young, so thin, and so ragged.
Why are you staring at me? With my eyes I cannot see but I know that you are all staring at me. Why are you whispering to one another? Why? Do you know my mother? Do you know my father? Did you know me five years ago? Yes, five years of bitterness have passed. I can still remember the vast happiness mother and I shared with each other. We were very happy indeed.
Suddenly, five loud knocks were heard on the door and a deep silence ensued. Did the cruel Nippon’s discover our peaceful home? Mother ran to Father’s side pleading. “Please, Luis, hide in the cellar, there in the cellar where they cannot find you,” I pulled my father’s arm but he did not move. It seemed as though his feet were glued to the floor.
The door went “bang” and before us five ugly beasts came barging in. “Are you Captain Luis Santos?” roared the ugliest of them all. “Yes,” said my father. “You are under arrest,” said one of the beasts. They pulled father roughly away from us. Father was not given a chance to bid us goodbye.
We followed them mile after mile. We were hungry and thirsty. We saw group of Japanese eating. Oh, how our mouths watered seeing the delicious fruits they were eating,
Then suddenly, we heard a voice call, “Consuelo. . . . Oscar. . . . Consuelo. . . . Oscar. . . . Consuelo. . . . Oscar. . . .” we ran towards the direction of the voice, but it was too late. We saw father hanging on a tree. . . . dead. Oh, it was terrible. He had been badly beaten before he died. . . . and I cried vengeance, vengeance, vengeance! Everything went black. The next thing I knew I was nursing my poor invalid mother.
One day, we heard the church bell ringing “ding-dong, ding-dong!” It was a sign for us to find a shelter in our hide-out, but I could not leave my invalid mother, I tried to show her the way to the hide-out.
Suddenly, bombs started falling; airplanes were roaring overhead, canyons were firing from everywhere. “Boom, boom, boom, boom!” Mother was hit. Her legs were shattered into pieces. I took her gently in my arms and cried, “I’ll have vengeance, vengeance!” “No, Oscar. Vengeance, it’s God’s,” said mother.
But I cried out vengeance. I was like a pent-up volcano. “Vengeance is mine not the Lord’s”. “No, Oscar. Vengeance is not ours, it’s God’s” these were the words from my mother before she died.
Mother was dead and I was blind. Vengeance is not ours? To forgive is divine but vengeance is sweeter.
That was five years ago, five years. . . .
Alms, alms, alms. Spare me a piece of bread. Spare me your mercy. I am a child so young, so thin, and so ragged. Vengeance is not ours, it’s God’s. . . . It’s. . . . God’s. . It's...

I am a Filipino...(author: Carlos P. Romulo)

I am a Filipino, inheritor of a glorious past, hostage to the uncertain future. As such, I must prove equal to a two-fold task -- the task of meeting my responsibility to the past, and the task of performing my obligation to the future.

I am sprung from a hardy race, child of many generations removed of ancient Malayan pioneers. Across the centuries the memory comes rushing back to me: of brown-skinned men putting out to sea in ships that were as frail as their hearts were stout. Over the sea I see them come, borne upon the billowing wave and the whistling wind, carried upon a mighty swell of hope -- hope in the free abundance of the new land that was to be their home and their children's forever.

This is the land they sought and found. Every inch of the shore that their eyes first set upon, every hill and mountain that beckoned to them with a green-and-purple invitation; every mile of rolling plain that their view encompassed, every river and lake that promised a plentiful living and the fruitfulness of commerce, is hallowed spot to me.

By the strength of their hearts and hands, by every right of law -- human and divine -- this land and all the appurtenances thereto -- the black and fertile soil, the seas and lakes and rivers teeming with fish, the forests with their inexhaustible wealth in wildlife and timber, the mountains with their bowels swollen with minerals -- the whole of this rich and happy land has been, for centuries without number, the land of my fathers. This land I received in trust from them and in trust will I pass it on my children, and so on until this world is no more.

I am a Filipino. In my blood runs the immortal seed of heroes -- seed that flowered down the centuries in deeds of courage and defiance. In my veins yet pulses the same hot blood that sent Lapu-Lapu to battle against the first invader of this land, that nerved Lakandula to combat the alien foe, that drove Diego Silang and Dagohoy into rebellion against the foreign oppressor.

That seed is immortal. It is the self-same seed that flowered in the heart of Jose Rizal that morning in Bagumbayan when a volley of shots put an end to all that was mortal of him and made his spirit deathless forever; the same that flowered in the hearts of Bonifacio in Balintawak, of Gregorio del Pilar at Tirad Pass, of Antonio Luna at Calumpit; that bloomed in flowers of frustration in the sad heart of Emilio Aguinaldo at Palanan, and yet burst forth royally again in the proud heart of Manuel L. Quezon when he stood at last on the threshold of ancient Malacañang Palace, in the symbolic act of possession and racial vindication.

 O Captain my Captain... (author: Walt Whitman)

O Captain my Captain! our fearful trip is done,
The ship has weathered every rack, the prize we sought is won,
The port is near, the bells I hear, the people all exulting,
While follow eyes the steady keel, the vessel grim and daring;
But O heart! heart! heart!
O the bleeding drops of red,
Where on the deck my Captain lies,
Fallen cold and dead.

O Captain! my Captain! rise up and hear the bells;
Rise up--for you the flag is flung for you the bugle trills,
For you bouquets and ribboned wreaths for you the shores a-crowding,
For you they call, the swaying mass, their eager faces turning;
Here Captain! dear father!
This arm beneath your head!
It is some dream that on the deck,
You've fallen cold and dead.

My Captain does not answer, his lips are pale and still;
My father does not feel my arm, he has no pulse nor will;
The ship is anchored safe and sound, its voyage closed and done;
From fearful trip the victor ship comes in with object won;
Exult O shores, and ring O bells!
But I, with mournful tread,
Walk the deck my Captain lies,
Fallen cold and dead.


The Face Upon the Floor... (author: Hugh Antoine D'Arcy)

'Twas a balmy summer evening and a goodly crowd was there,
Which well-nigh filled Joe's barroom, on the corner of the square;
And as songs and witty stories Came through the open door,
A vagabond crept slowly in and posed upon the floor.

"Where did it come from?" someone said. "The wind has blown it in."
"What does it want?" another cried. "Some whiskey, or rum or gin?"
"Here, Toby, sic 'em, if your stomach's equal to the work--
I wouldn't touch him with a fork, he's filthy as a Turk."

This badinage the poor wretch took with stoical good grace;
In fact, he smiled as tho' he thought he'd struck the proper place.
"Come, boys, I know there's kindly hearts among so good a crowd--
To be in such good company would make a deacon proud.

"Give me a drink--that's what I want... I'm out of funds, you know,
When I had cash to treat the gang this hand was never slow.
What? You laugh as if you thought this pocket never held a sou;
I once was fixed as well, my boys, as any one of you.

"There, thanks, that's braced me nicely, God bless you one and all;
Next time I pass this good saloon, I'll make another call.
Give you a song? No, I can't do that, my singing days are past;
My voice is cracked, my throat's worn out and my lungs are going fast.

"I'll tell you a funny story, and a fact, I promise, too.
Say! Give me another whiskey and I'll tell you what I'll do...
That I was ever a decent man not one of you would think;
But I was, some four or five years back. Say, give me another drink.

"Fill her up, Joe, I want to put some life into my frame--
Such little drinks to a bum like me are miserably tame;
Five fingers... there, that's the scheme... and corking whiskey, too.
Well, here's luck, boys and landlord... my best regards to you.

"You've treated me pretty kindly and I'd like to tell you true
How I came to be the dirty sot, you see before you now.
As I told you, once I was a man, with muscle, frame, and health,
And but for a blunder ought to have made, considerable wealth.

"I was a painter, not one that daubed on bricks and wood,
But an artist, and for my age, was rated pretty good.
I worked hard at my canvas and was bidding fair to rise,
For gradually I saw the star of fame before my eyes.

"I made a picture perhaps you've seen, 'tis called the 'Chase of Fame'.
It brought me fifteen hundred pounds and added to my name,
And then I met a woman... now comes the funny part--
With eyes that petrified my brain and sunk into my heart.

"Why don't you laugh? 'tis funny that the vagabond you see
Could ever love a woman and expect her love for me;
But 'twas so, and for a month or two, her smiles were freely given,
And when her loving lips touched mine, it carried me to Heaven.

"Boys, did you ever see a girl for whom your soul you'd give,
With a form like the Milo Venus, too beautiful to live;
With eyes that would beat the Koh-i-noor and a wealth of chestnut hair?
If so, 'twas she, for there never was, another half so fair.

"I was working on a portrait, one afternoon in May,
Of a fair-haired boy, a friend of mine, who lived across the way.
And Madeline admired it and much to my surprise,
Said she'd like to know the man, that had such dreamy eyes.

"It didn't take long to know him and before the month had flown
My friend had stole my darling, and I was left alone;
And ere a year of misery had passed above my head,
The jewel I had treasured so had tarnished and was dead.

That's why I took to drink, boys. why, I never see you smile,
I thought you'd be amused and laughing all the while.
Why, what's the matter, friend?... there's a tear-drop in your eye,
Come, laugh like me 'tis only babes and women that should cry.

"Say, boys, if you give me just another whiskey I'll be glad,
And I'll draw right here a picture of the face that drove me mad.
Give me that piece of chalk with which you mark the baseball score
You shall see the lovely Madeline upon the barroom floor."

Another drink, and with chalk in hand, the vagabond began
To sketch a face that well might buy, the soul of any man.
Then, as he placed another lock upon the shapely head,
With a fearful shriek, he leaped and fell across the picture... dead!

Comments

Panlaque34@gmail.com on March 11, 2018:

I was finding a declamation

In which its tackled about politics and governance

Arlene on September 21, 2017:

I need the best declamation script

christian on October 01, 2016:

can I have a copy of black medal? christian27cristobal@gmail.com

ellah.mala@yahoo.com on July 02, 2014:

i love this declamation Vengeance is not ours...It's God's.

dawn garnet on February 28, 2014:

Nice Declamation piece...

Donnabel Lausa Huit on February 22, 2014:

i really like vengeance is not ours it's god....

last 4 years ago that i perform it perfectly...

oh gosh!it made me cry!!!

jane on February 04, 2014:

nice one ..

marymie on November 20, 2013:

what a nice huh.. . .

merby on October 02, 2013:

can you send me a copy of the piece "the black medal" over merby26@yahoo.com.. thank you!!

bernadette on September 14, 2013:

Pakiadd naman po ng "A Politician's Daughter" ipapadeclaim ko sa apo ko. Maraming salamat po.

zarren on September 14, 2013:

wala kantigo mo bisaya dri..nosebleed agi te..

lourdy on September 09, 2013:

who can give me the piece of declamation I THIRST......send pls to my email add:Lourdy quisumbing@yahoo.com,

rona brozas on March 13, 2013:

when we have our presentation in engish i choose this declamation piece because it contains lots of knowledge...

glecy on March 01, 2013:

love it so much

Jeric on February 28, 2013:

It's all coming back! I can still remember memorizing O captain my captain and I am a filipino way back in highschool

reana on February 23, 2013:

i really like reciting declamation..please post more..God bless

hazel on February 12, 2013:

i was really moved by the declamation pieces.such a great work! could i have a piece bearing the theme: Bridging the Gap between Academe and Industry?thank you so much!

lalane paulino on February 07, 2013:

blessed morning!!! do u have a copy of a declamation piece entitled "good morning ma'am" and "chasing the wing"? can u send it to me if there is? to lalane_2@yahoo.com thanks

vidz gordonz on January 29, 2013:

hello ;)) do you have a copy of the piece entitled MIDNIGHT SHOCK???? i lost my copy ..can you help me??

khizzynett on January 22, 2013:

hi! meron po bang declamation na my line.. I smiled as I look my lovely reflection at the mirror?? or Am I A Forgiven Child?

chenzkie'11 on January 16, 2013:

i love declaim too

sandy danao on December 16, 2012:

please!! i need the copy of "it's easy to act"

jessame m. on December 04, 2012:

please give me or post a declamation piece about the topic "Population, Health and Environment and Local Governance." please! Just a favor... I need it now..

reynette_03 on November 21, 2012:

nice:)

christian allan on November 07, 2012:

It so nice!!!!!

gwyneth on October 26, 2012:

I LOVE DECLAMATION TOO

gwyneth on October 26, 2012:

a piece of bread

kiven on October 24, 2012:

i lhub you

vanessa on October 01, 2012:

may i have the copy of the child and the cop?????..

levi on September 27, 2012:

well, your declamation pieces were good... i just hope there are more.

kim on September 19, 2012:

i love declamition

leah on September 12, 2012:

i dun think 4yrs old can memorize these long...

Muz on September 09, 2012:

where can i find a declamation piece on " Extreme Hopes are born of extreme Misery"?

maria on September 09, 2012:

its so cool and good

marc yvan martinez? on August 26, 2012:

why there is no declamation piece of "CASABLANCA"? ? ?

athena on August 11, 2012:

Hi, who have a copy of the poem I am Guilty? I just need it soooooooooo badLy.. thanks!

mitze maldita on August 07, 2012:

Wow! awesome ... i love all of it.. i wish i could have a copy of one in my high skul days.. im sure ill won 1st....

nice job!!

Gly on July 25, 2012:

Hi. Meron po ba kayo nung declamation piece na Please Smile? Urgent lang po. Paki- send naman po sa e-mail ko if ever na meron.

glydel_14@yahoo.com

thanks.

aira astrero on July 18, 2012:

ganda super!!! pero mahaba!!! bad trip!!! ^_^

alexis on July 05, 2012:

nakakakaba ang mg declamation pero enjoy!!!hehehe

Chris on June 24, 2012:

Hope you can help me out. Can't remember the title of this piece but the first few lines were " yes I admit that I am guilty but before you make any decisions, let me the tell you the whole story. I was the only child, the only daughter of the couple named......." that's all I can remember. If you can post the piece for me I would really appreciate it. Thank you so much for your help.

merly bonto tabor on May 09, 2012:

O my, i can still remember this beautiful winning piece of mine: o captain my captain ..in my elementary days, i was a consitent declamer and one of my pieces is this "..captain"

Danina on March 20, 2012:

wowwww....very beautiful ang gnda tlga....

kcidassem on March 16, 2012:

nice!!!

frienz dozen on March 04, 2012:

nice !! add me in fb princeleand@yahoo.com

indaeiangel on February 20, 2012:

Please I also need a copy of " pardon on me " this is also a very nice declamation piece !

Honey-kun on February 14, 2012:

is the "Captain My Captain" is one of the ending part of the story?

majorenosmarjorie@yahoo.com on February 12, 2012:

i do really love declamation and one thing i like too much entitled,,I kill him because i love him can you please post the whole story? thanks...

norma on February 08, 2012:

I am a declaimer when I was in High school, "Oh Captain My Captain" is my winning piece.

aljon on February 08, 2012:

do you have a copy "marjarita"?

thanks!

gideon on February 06, 2012:

when i read the stury im shucked because the story was niced!!!!!!

declamed on January 25, 2012:

I like the "I am a Filipino" declamation piece. i still remember i and my fellow classmates declamed that piece. i really love it.!!!

Andrea on January 23, 2012:

Very nice Declamation! An g cute parang ako.........!!!!! jejeje joke

larry e. on January 15, 2012:

ang sarap tlaga mag declamation

ralph mindaro on January 14, 2012:

i really like them all

camille on January 11, 2012:

,,i really like your declamation pieces,,,hindi nako nahihirapan maghanap..kasi nandito nqa lahat,,thanks..

Maria on January 05, 2012:

thank you for the declamation piece ..)I got it

Miaa01346 on December 27, 2011:

Heyy, i was just wondering what's the title of the declamation i did when i was younger and thanks to you now i remember it! :) btw its the 'Oh captain my captain' one- did it when i was in grade 2 :D and im gonna do the 'Vengeance is not ours, it's God's' as a surprise thing for my 18th bday :) Take care! x

vampire princess on December 25, 2011:

thank u for the declamation pieces.

Chris on December 16, 2011:

hello there!...do you have a piece about education??.....

rv on December 14, 2011:

is there a declamation piece "GUILTY OR NOT GUILTY"?

LEEJEY on December 14, 2011:

WOW..NYC ONCE! :)..HOPE U CN ADD MORE..

opopipoiopiopiopi on November 27, 2011:

is there a declamation piece a child speaks

nikka peligro on November 14, 2011:

this site is a great help indeed especially for students.. thanks a lot..

lovelyn on November 10, 2011:

i really like it,,,

lovelyn on November 10, 2011:

i really like it,,,

glaiza on October 14, 2011:

nice

mary on October 07, 2011:

ang ganda

christian on October 07, 2011:

its,good.. makes sense for this present.

yanie on October 05, 2011:

i like the vengeance is not ours,its god's!....

roan27 on October 03, 2011:

so good KFC

camile on September 18, 2011:

who has a copy of declamation piece vendetta

nino on September 17, 2011:

I remember getting an award with Vengeance is not ours, it's God's. And also O Captain my captain. Thank you for bringing back good memories from my elementary days.

justin bieber on September 16, 2011:

i like your declamation pieces,

kathleen on August 23, 2011:

i like declamation pieces...so buetiful..

ANNVERA on August 19, 2011:

i like ur declamation pices.im a declamer during my high school days you know...i really like 8.ur the best

simple_liz on August 04, 2011:

I really like the declamation pieces u've posted. If you have more pieces please send it to my account simple_ liz06@yahoo.com. Thanks a lot... gobless u and ur family

jay jay on July 05, 2011:

thanks

Rochelle on June 06, 2011:

I really like it its nice and beautiful

I really like the alm, alms

Ferdinand on April 18, 2011:

THANK YOU...

JEROSE on March 23, 2011:

ILVE A DECLAMATION COZ IT NYC..........

nina on March 08, 2011:

hmmmmmmm:(

camille on March 05, 2011:

do you have any copy of "the listeners"?favor please post that one.....thanks..........

Francis on January 31, 2011:

where can i find the declamation "Youth's accountability to society"?

paolabrit on January 24, 2011:

nice daw...

teressa pandoy on January 11, 2011:

I love all the declamation...i was once declaming when i was in high school but i love it.Please favor if u have the copy of ''ONLY YOUR LOVE FATHER'' AND ''MIDNIGHT SHOCK'' can you emailed me @ teressapandoy@yahoo.com

thanks in advance @ God bless you.

marriedwoman (author) on December 25, 2010:

Hi Cristie,

sorry i lost it...i used to have one but somehow i can't find it anymore....

cristie on December 23, 2010:

Do you have a copy of no pardon for me??

mary mae lorejo on November 18, 2010:

ohh that's a nice poem. i learn a lot thank to the owner who compose this poem. i hope you can make more and beautiful poem like this. i am so inspired.

Cristina Nash on November 16, 2010:

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE...I need a copy of PLease Smile.:) Urgent po! Thank you sssooooooooo much!

Ma Luisa Zapanta on November 10, 2010:

May I HAVE a copy of a poem entitled I AM A FILIPINO BOY

YOU can sen it to my email ma.luisa_z@yahoo.com

thnxs a lot for the HELP!!!!!!!!!

joy:) on October 22, 2010:

-- can i have also the piece of

" I stood away"

tnx

ylrebmik ba-as on October 09, 2010:

can you please post the declamation piece about angie who win a trip to america

flora on October 05, 2010:

weeeee..nice!.thanks much these declamation pieces really helped..

lilia crouch on September 30, 2010:

i like declamation.please send me a copy of nightmare and unpardonable crime.

my email adress is...lilia.crouch@yahoo.co.uk

=christian= on September 16, 2010:

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marriedwoman (author) on August 15, 2010:

hi nicole, thanks for dropping by...i'll see what i can do...

nicole on August 14, 2010:

please , you can send it in my yahoomail.

pops_03@yahoo.com..

thanks a lot!

nicole on August 14, 2010:

hi, i would like request that please give me a copy of the piece: A Politician's Daughter.. I need it As SOOn As Possible.. por favor .. i need it.. por favor amigos..

quee on August 13, 2010:

hi its nice....

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