A 14-Year-Old Boy's Poem Goes Viral, Appears To Be Copied From Jonathan Reed

A teenager's poem being hailed on the internet seems to be very similar in theme and style to a Jonathan Reed poem, "The Lost Generation."

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Derek Nichols tweeted his little brother Jordan's poem on Feb. 26. It has since amassed 131,867 retweets and 132,112 favorites.

Read this... My 14 year old brother wrote this... Crazyyyy

Derek Nichols@DerekNichols0

Read this... My 14 year old brother wrote this... Crazyyyy

01:10 PM - 26 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The poem has since been reported on by The Independent, Elite Daily, and BuzzFeed.

It is worth noting the stylistic and thematic similarities between his and Jonathan Reed's writings.

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It's also important to remember that if you copy your homework from another source, you better make sure it doesn't go viral!