A Poem by Ben Barton

You were not made to be silent
Despite what the world
The darkness
Even your own heart might say
You were made for war
So raise up your battle cry
And dare the world
The darkness
Even your own heart
To try and silence you again

© 2016 Ben Barton

Author's Note

Ben Barton
This is probably one of my favourite pieces that I've written, mainly because it's so pertinent to me and the journey I've walked through. Let me know what you think!

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Such a powerful poem.... Nice work!!!

Posted 4 Years Ago

Had to say this poem made my day today...well done sir

Posted 4 Years Ago

I love this. I can totally relate to this! The journey i have been on has been crazy, and has allowed me to know myself on a deeper level.

Posted 4 Years Ago

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Added on April 5, 2016
Last Updated on April 5, 2016


Ben Barton
Ben Barton

Hereford, Herefordshire, United Kingdom

I love words, books, and The Office. Oh, and the Queen. And Maggie Smith, who is a queen in her own right. more..


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