Dave Alan Walker

Freshman - 1,441 Points (Pudsey, Leeds)

For Michael Hicky


I heard the screams
Of what was told

The screams
Of a man
Who should
Have been free

They chained him
They beat him
But they
Could never defeat him

As he stands alone
On a rooftop of hope
His mother pleads
Please set my son free

Three months long
On a roof with no sun
Just the wind
And the snow

His mind and body broken
But a soul so strong

Years of his life taken
All from
When he was seventeen
How could
Any man go on

I heard the screams
Of what was told

The screams
Of a man
Who was set free

Submitted: Monday, August 15, 2011
Edited: Friday, February 03, 2012

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