She silenced me
With a lash of her tongue
Her words slashed me
And I came undone
I was no hero
But yes, unsung

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The Fireman

Spiderman is his shadow
He is an indescribable hero
Omnipotent giant he extinguishes
That kind of hero cannot be
convincingly displayed on the screen

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Old dirty man
pushed the cart
and rummaged
through trash can
Wore coat year round
Picked cans off the ground
Got run over
Saved kid in street
last heart beat

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Borders on

You stand on a border,
somewhere between reality
and a film set. You wonder
what dad and grandad,
as a hero, felt, at the border

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A flag draped coffin
Another fallen hero
May he rest in peace

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turn the page
everyone plots

even with heroes
or motionless on

ground bled out
good intentions

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Ankle Sprain

Ankle sprain
Not by slaying dragons
or rescuing fair maidens
No heroic story
fell down
a common step
No glory to be found
in living
beyond our warranty

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