Where Did The Hero Go (poem)

They marveled in the glories of his show

And all the sacrifices he went through

Yet wonder now where did the hero go

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To serve a land whose care he came to know

And with his life repay his country’s due

They marveled in the glories of his show

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The things of youth he put aside in tow

Such sadness then from times and friends he knew

Yet wonder now where did the hero go

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From foreign shores his legacy would grow

His medal could not trace what horrors drew

They marveled in the glories of his show

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With time he would return to ones missed so

Who couldn’t see the wounds he did accrue

Yet wonder now where did the hero go

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With time those wounds would bring on tears and woe

And not a soul to tell his story to

They marveled in the glories of his show

Yet wonder now where did the hero go

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midget38 2 years ago from Singapore

We are sadly lacking in heroes these days, Hatter.


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mackyi 2 years ago from Philadelphia

It's sad to say, but unfortunately, our heroes are not given the honor and respect that they truly deserve!


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billybuc 2 years ago from Olympia, WA

All too real, Martin!


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BlossomSB 2 years ago from Victoria, Australia

It's that 'tall poppy' syndrome, no one wants to recognize a hero and the heroes themselves are too humble to push themselves forward. A good poem .


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Gypsy Rose Lee 2 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Makes me wonder where all the real heroes have gone to.


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vkwok 2 years ago from Hawaii

A very good question, indeed.

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