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Four AM

January 19, 2022
By i-wish-to-fly-away GOLD, Abq, New Mexico
i-wish-to-fly-away GOLD, Abq, New Mexico
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Favorite Quote:
"To define is to limit." - Oscar Wilde


It’s four AM

I’m supposed to be asleep

But I’m sitting at my desk

Trying not to weep


It’s four AM

I have homework I need to do

I’m filling out a paper,

Trying to figure out what is false 

and what is true


It’s four AM

I’m working at my computer

I’m writing essays about beauty,

But the marks under my eyes aren’t making me cuter.


It’s four AM, 

I’ve already cried about tomorrow

I’m solving math problems,

Figuring out what number to borrow.


It’s four AM,

I can’t keep my eyes open any longer

This hasn’t killed me yet,

So supposedly it can only make me stronger.


The author's comments:

Fvck homework


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on Jul. 31 at 5:28 pm
Egycal52 SILVER, --, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Hats off to the past, coats off to the future."
- American Proverb
"Why do you keep hiding behind your mask,
When even the scars formed by your mistakes
are you own constellations?"

I love your writing! That last sentence was a perfect ending.
And yes, homework can beat it out of my life.