Tom Petty's Poem 'Into The Great Wide Open'

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“A rebel without a clue.” This quote is taken from Tom Petty’s song Into the Great Wide open. This poem starts out Eddie graduating high school, moves to Hollywood, got a tattoo, and met a girl. The sky was the limit. Tom Petty’s narrative poem, “Into the Great Wide Open,” is a story about a young rockstar, that uses changing tone in a not real way. “Into the Great Wide open,” tells about the ups and downs of a young rockstar. It all started when Eddie finished high school and moved to Hollywood. He got a tattoo and met a girl who had a tattoo too. They both bought a place they could both afford and he also got a job working at the door at the nightclub. She taught Eddie how to play guitar. The papers said he wrote his songs from the heart
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