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Fifth Son

August 13, 2011
By jhsironmen12 PLATINUM, Jackson, Ohio
jhsironmen12 PLATINUM, Jackson, Ohio
36 articles 0 photos 92 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life's not about how hard you can hit; it's about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward, how much you can take and keep moving forward. That's how winning is done.

I wasn't number one
or even number two
'cause when you're the fifth son
nobody cares about you

mom and dad
never had much
worked for what they got
but after me they just gave up

Life was hard
I had to raise myself
lost in this world
with no one else

I never went to school
barely got to eat
they never kept track
and i had to sleep on the street

I was called a bum
a no good slob
but I couldn't help who i was
so I blamed God

I grew up quick
and tried to leave
but no matter where I went
no one wanted me

I tried to work
but it never worked out
seemed i was just someone
no one will ever care about

I wasn't number one
or even number two
'cause when you're the fifth son
no one cares about you

The author's comments:
Life gets hard for all of us, this poem isn't ab out me, it is what I would imagine this situation would be like. I am fortunate and proud of what I have and I do my best to understand and help others who are less fortunate than myself:)

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This article has 2 comments.

on Sep. 23 2011 at 6:52 pm
shy-writer GOLD, Spotsylvania, Virginia
12 articles 0 photos 21 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We're young. We don't need, a boy to love, hold, kiss. We won't always be able to relax and be kids, but we'll always be able to love. So I'm going to get out there and liven up this world, leave my mark, make a difference." -Anonymous

Thats really good! Kinda sad, but i like it. :)

LaceeJade GOLD said...
on Sep. 18 2011 at 3:55 pm
LaceeJade GOLD, Bucyrus, Ohio
17 articles 4 photos 136 comments

Favorite Quote:
♥ I've made mistakes in my life. i've let people take advantage of me, and i accepted way less than i deserve. But, i've learned from my bad choices, and even though there are some things i can never get back and people who will never be sorry. i'll know better next time and i wont settle for anything less than i deserve. ♥

This is very Good!

Keep Writing!