Ode to the Common Man

October 28, 2008
Wake up son, work real hard
One day ya life won't walk far
Low wages, the regular-as the family man
A thousand times hard, as best he can.
His whole life his pain and toil conquers him,
Till his last breath he steps, in death's angry grin.
So much was lost; the kids grew up,
To the unsung hero, as unsung love.

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nicoletterrr said...
Nov. 9, 2008 at 11:53 pm
my john is suuuuper talented!
Digity said...
Nov. 7, 2008 at 3:47 pm
Wow a down to earth well wriiten piece of art, keep up the great work, you definetly have potential
Junior2597654696852498262275987 said...
Nov. 6, 2008 at 6:23 pm
This poem is outrageously good. i love that it talks about how people are actually feelin in life.
kmart62523 said...
Nov. 4, 2008 at 3:22 am
This piece of poetry is FUEGO!!! It is by far the best piece I ever heard!! Keep up the good work kid you have POTENTIAL!!!
GI Jane said...
Nov. 4, 2008 at 1:13 am
Impressive Poetry from a teenage boy
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