Dave Alan Walker

Gold Star - 4,811 Points (Pudsey, Leeds)

Witnesses Of Justice - Poem by Dave Alan Walker

They say they saw
Then they go and lie
Put people in prison
for a crime

Why would they lie
Is it in their mind
How can they live
knowing this

Has their soul
got a conscience
Will it eat them away
until one day they will have to say
what they saw that day

Maybe they are traumatized
by dismay
But it doesn't mean
they have to put innocent people away

The lies must stop
Why should the guilty get away
While innocent people
rot away


Comments about Witnesses Of Justice by Dave Alan Walker

  • (1/3/2012 6:43:00 PM)


    Very good poem. If only enough people felt this way. Imagine what a better world this could be. (Report) Reply

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  • (12/25/2011 5:30:00 PM)


    Phenomenal poem, truly incredible, short, but filled with meaning. (Report) Reply

  • Unwritten Soul (12/23/2011 12:04:00 PM)


    Oh how deep the feel you shared here B.D, we need a stable balance/scales to see the true weight of justice, lies, mistakes and truth.. Sometimes the thing we live here so clouded with uncertainty, when truth accused for lies, and wrong wear good-look to disguise eyes, I cry for who innocent locked in this life, but the one like you keep inspiring make life brighter and smile more than a little..keep it up for strong voice B.D_Unwritten Soul (Report) Reply

  • Jacqui Broad (12/23/2011 2:28:00 AM)


    Hi Dave, I really admire this poem. There are so many Paul's in prison. All over the world. What I cannot grasp, is people getting sent to jail for stealing because they were hungry. While the fat cats (drug lords, corrupt fraudulant ministers, etc) gets away with murder. This poem points out how invaluable the justice system is. Great one! (Report) Reply

  • (12/21/2011 7:03:00 PM)


    Another good one Dave. (Report) Reply

  • (12/21/2011 6:49:00 PM)


    great poem. nicely structured and brings the point across very clearly. good job =) (Report) Reply

  • (12/20/2011 9:10:00 AM)


    wow! really well written man. (Report) Reply

  • Sajna Kailas (12/20/2011 5:46:00 AM)


    really a good work! let us hope for a noble generation and humanity! ! keep it up!
    God Bless You! ! ! ! ! ! !
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  • (12/18/2011 10:16:00 AM)


    really many people lie
    they could not fight logically and legally

    please read my poem 'the idea of an idea'
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 17, 2011

Poem Edited: Saturday, December 17, 2011


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