Poem: The Hero

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Poem: The Hero

The Hero

Look no further!

The harder you look,

The more disappointed you become;

Look no further afield.

Stop searching out there for a hero,

Look within, yes, within;

Look hard, for you will find:

Dignity,

Inner strength,

Bravery,

Faith,

You don’t need another hero.

For within you, the hero lies.

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Comments (7)

  • Carol Reply

    I reallly like this shola. Thought provoking. Miss you at writers group tonight. I found a parking place tonight!

    May 11, 2012 at 12:37 am
    • sholashade Reply

      Thank you! I will be at meetup next week!

      May 11, 2012 at 12:44 am
  • Ken W. Simpson Reply

    Nice flow, and somewhat idealistic and romantic with a tendency to preach.

    May 11, 2012 at 12:55 am
  • Joy Ifesanya Reply

    Shola, the gift and call of God upon you wil not repent, Keep shinning.Keep writing.

    May 11, 2012 at 9:59 am
    • sholashade Reply

      Thank you joy for the encouragement and kind words.

      May 13, 2012 at 5:31 am
  • kehinde obende Reply

    The hero in me thank you for helping me see this side of me

    May 11, 2012 at 1:26 pm
    • sholashade Reply

      Thank you for your comments. I am so glad this has blessed you

      May 13, 2012 at 5:32 am

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