Poems from Frankie B.

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My name is Joseph Benitez, I often use the name Frankie Benitez as a writing alias. I love to write about the world around me and how the world and the people and experiences in it have shaped me as a writer and an artist. I am a singer/songwriter so many of my poems are written in a verse/chorus/verse type of format.
The outsider is always me, as far as friends don't have many. Don't go to no house parties. I've never traveled overseas, not to Paris or...
He lives in his own mind all alone. He thinks that he might be on his own. Maybe he's got the right philosophy. We're living in a world...
Here I stand, a hallow, blank silhouette. Here I stand, a montage of loneliness and regret. Here I stand, a painting with no color, easy...
All of my friends are dead. They can breathe but they're all hallow. Saying "What a life," but putting on a show, stuck on an endless...
Blood drinkers, man-eaters, it's not a story. It's just our lives. It's just our reality. I can see why our world is full of dreamers....

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