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Monster Daddy
Author: Ben Franklin

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Daddy used to say,

"I love you so much",

I belived him,
even though he had his hand on my crutch.

He used to say,

"Dont tell anybody what we did",

so when Mum got home from work
and asked what we got up to,
I found myself having to fib,

When I got to 14,
it got to rough,
I decided to tell my mum,
as enough was enough,

But when I told her
she got so upset,
she said I was an evil bitch and I was not telling the truth,
Thats when I lost my cool and hit the roof.

Now Im all alone on the streets,
wishing to die,
my father is at home with his feet up,
that barstard should be where I am
struggling to get by.

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Comments on this poem/writing:

aimee aka bubz (202.89.42.28) -- Wednesday, May 11 2005, 08:41 am

wow- true???

wow is this a true poem? it made me cry- great work
Ben f (81.100.175.132) -- Wednesday, May 11 2005, 09:31 am

well......

Its not about me.
I just know it goes on.Ive also read and heard about the children comming forward to someone they fault they could tell,but they didnt belive what they were saying. Glad you liked it!
Meridian (172.140.166.215) -- Wednesday, May 11 2005, 05:44 pm

B!

Monster Daddy, yep, he's a monster alright. He's worse than Hannibal. Darn good poem!
Ben f (81.100.175.132) -- Wednesday, May 11 2005, 07:19 pm

meri....

thanks for taking a look..glad ya liked!
barb (206.191.91.8) -- Friday, May 13 2005, 09:16 pm

It does happen

Now maybee others will see it does happen , even the not believing and anger. good write.
Ben f (81.100.175.132) -- Saturday, May 14 2005, 08:05 am

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maybe! thanks for reading!
Terrie* (65.150.174.163) -- Saturday, May 14 2005, 04:06 pm

Good Mornin' Ben...

this is a great write, others do know, that it is happenin' they just make themselves ignorant. for all those that are in an abusive situation i do wish that they find the help that they need.yet sometimes when they get out of one situation they end up in another, as a former child advocate i wish Social Services would get tough on screenin'. "YES FOLKS THIS DOES HAPPEN , TO LITTLE BOYS AS WELL AS LITTLE GIRLS" once again Ben ,thanx for openin' our eyes to remind us about others that need our prayers in society.
Ben f (81.100.175.132) -- Saturday, May 14 2005, 08:35 pm

Terrie*

Thank you Terrie*.
bling (203.173.207.95) -- Wednesday, June 20 2007, 01:35 pm

sad, whn love should b in da air 4 every 1

it makes me wonder hw many familys could ever do that 2 sum1 who dnt deserve it.. love is all they ned n nt feel lost wit owt love.. love is in every word i mean..xx thanks as alwaes ben.xx
 
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