We Have People..
Author: Ben Franklin


We have people in adulthood
who have still not read a book,
to scared to pull the first page back
and take a look,

We have people who stand in front
of their mirror with their eyes closed,
not wanting to take a peep,
their so ashamed of themselves that
they know if they open their eyes
they will start to weep,

We have people who have their hoods up
to hide their face,
scared they will get killed because of their race,

We have people in the third world
struggling to get by,
never knowing when their..
and uncles are going to die,

We have people in government
lying to us everyday,
we pay our taxes,
yet they wont let us have our say,

We have people who are addicted to drink,
after 5 pints they turn nasty,
they lose their will to think,

We have people cutting themselves
every single day,
pissed of with what life throws in their way,

We have people wanting to turn to god,
all because the devil is turning them into evil

We have people walking the streets alone,
they cant bare watching daddy
beating mummy at home,

There are people who think what i just
wrote is true and not strange,
to those people,
lets look at what we can do
and make a change.


Comments on this poem/writing:

Terrie* ( -- Monday, March 28 2005, 10:46 pm

Hi Ben..

very impressive and expressive read...keep them movin' sweetie...Terrie*
Ben f ( -- Tuesday, March 29 2005, 09:42 am


Thank you Terrie*,
take care
Angel in Tears ( -- Friday, April 1 2005, 07:35 pm


The truth is all you speak off Ben :)Wonderful
Ben f ( -- Saturday, April 2 2005, 12:12 am


thank u much for taking the time to read,
anonymous_redhead ( -- Thursday, May 12 2005, 02:44 am


too true.
Ben f ( -- Thursday, May 12 2005, 08:45 am

no title

thanks for reading!
bling ( -- Wednesday, June 20 2007, 02:07 pm

you can make the differents

ur my god ben!!!....xxxxx.:)
Ben Alan Franklin ( -- Wednesday, February 2 2011, 05:01 pm


We can all make a difference if we put our faith and trust in the lord! Thank you bling for your comment! I hope you are well. xx
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