A Quarter Past Six

March 9, 2010
By Kristen Wojtonek BRONZE, Hinckley, Ohio
Kristen Wojtonek BRONZE, Hinckley, Ohio
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It's a quarter 'till twelve and he sit's in his car,
He steps outside and strokes his guitar.
He sets out his case and tries to make a living,
And prays for all the people who feel like giving.

It's a quarter past three and he's wasted off time,
He's got 12dollars, 5pennies, 3nickels, and one dime.
He keeps looking around scrounging for money,
Which is kind of hard to do when it's not so sunny.

He wishes he knew where he was going in life,
But thinks the only friend he's got is his knife.
He tries so hard to forget the above,
And soon realizes how much he is loved.

It's almost sunrise, and it's time for bed.
It's a quarter past six, he's already dead.

The author's comments:
This was the first sonnet I've ever written.

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on Apr. 9 2010 at 10:28 pm
OpenEyes BRONZE, Kirkwood, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
I love the Night, With out the dark, we'd never see the stars

wow thats amazing

on Mar. 25 2010 at 9:48 am
jennee21_ann GOLD, Helper, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
"Don't gain the world and lose your soul....wisdom is better than silver or gold."

"You can always close a book, but you can never close the mind of a writer."

whoa! i like it. very emotional, powerful and very strong. i like the idea of using actual time to tell a sort of story :) this is great for a first sonnet!! i love it :) would you please check out some of my work? id love your opinion!




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