JTC (Jan 21,1960 / Sibu, Sarawak, Borneo East Malaysia)

05 - A Hero

A hero thinks of others before they think of themselves
A hero will die to protect
A hero can be of any age, any colour
A hero can be man, woman or child
A hero is courageous, loving and brave
A hero will never complain
A hero can be made in one act of compassion
Or years of tender loving care
Some hero's are remembered, whilst many are left forgotten
Hero's are angels in disguise, saving precious innocent lives

I dedicate this poem
To Pvt Steven Freund, Officer Kevin Tonn and all fallen heroes.

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Comments (1)

This is a fine poem and tribute to Emily D. and a fine piece of philosophy. We should all remember that hope is also the thing without feathers...and is at man's disposal. I wish you a very Happy New Year, John :) Have a 10 from me jack.