Author: Ben Franklin


When I was 7 years old
my parents used to take me to their local bar,
when I hit 16 I became an alcoholic,
they had left me mentally scarred,

My parents are know longer alive,
they were killed by drink,
deep down they were good people,
just at times they did not think,

I cant moan at them,
as I am an alcoholic too,
always going to the pub to see how many in toxins
I can get through,

My parents would get their drinks
and sit in the corner of the room,

as they sat their in the corner drinking their
Id be left to roam around like a bum,

I have kids now,
but I cant see them because of restrictions,
Im turning into my
my own,
and everybodys else's predictions.


Comments on this poem/writing:

Angel in Tears ( -- Sunday, April 10 2005, 09:23 pm


If its only predictions, that means it doesn’t mean that it has to happen, does it? I can only say that you are the one who can change the prediction into something completely different. And yes I know, easier said then done, but the first step has to be taken, should it not? I have faith that you can. Have faith in yourself that will be your first step. An Angel in Tears,xxx
Ben f ( -- Sunday, April 10 2005, 09:25 pm

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thanks angel,I know what your saying...but this is not about me.
tkae care
Ben ( -- Monday, April 11 2005, 01:12 am


Sad to say that. I'm sure you could turn around if you really wanted to it's your choice though. Well great poem wish much luck to you. ~Britney~
Ben f ( -- Monday, April 11 2005, 08:25 am

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thanks britney!but like i said this is not about me.
take care
Britney ( -- Tuesday, April 12 2005, 02:15 am

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oh.... lol. dint realize that. well great job any ways. ~Britney~
bling ( -- Wednesday, June 20 2007, 01:50 pm

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i feel every word u sae, as many of us wonder if thats u!!, its amazn 2 see hw u can write such a emotional poem, ect.. bt its nt u.. i feel i want 2 help the world one dae bt sum people jst dnt care n its really sad..x..
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