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To Kill a Mockingbird Found Poem

By RachelEliza, Virginia Beach, VA

This is a truth
that applies to the human race,
yet to no particular race of men:
You never really understand a person,
until you consider things from his point of view,
climb inside of his skin,
and walk around in it.
One thing that doesn't abide,
by majority rule;
a person's conscience.
It was times like these
you rarely win,
only children weep,
the dead bury the dead,
one does not love breathing,
and there’s just one kind of folks:
I don't pretend to understand,
Why reasonable people,
go stark raving mad,
simply because they're still human;
that the one place,

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4 comment(s)
This helps me a lot thank you Eliza life saver had to do it for homework
Feb. 17, 2015 at 9:51 PM • Report
I love this poem. I like how you took different quotes from the book and re-arranged them. That was smart and it makes sense still.
Nov. 10, 2013 at 6:16 PM • Report
haha I appreciate the critique , but I was in 8th grade when I wrote this , my writing has developed greatly since then , but thank you for the honesty , Ill keep that in mind if I write any more !
Dec. 20, 2012 at 8:48 PM • Report
Great word choice!  I'm reading this book right now, and this is pitch perfect.
Oct. 19, 2012 at 9:11 PM • Report