Mark R Slaughter


Hero?


Hail great hero!
Hero brave!
We praise you hero!
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  • Rookie Stephen Stirk (3/25/2009 10:01:00 AM)

    Hi Mark. This is a true classic and one of your best. The poem meanders in an out. I was determined not to read the twist until the end. I also love the interjection of hero praise. Wit and sarcasm with a serious edge and a moral tale. Another for yon favourites list
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  • Rookie - 272 Points Marie Shine (3/19/2009 2:25:00 PM)

    This is a fabulous tribute poem Mark, which depicts all the fine qualities necessary to be a Hero.We all need someone to look up to in our lives, a Knight in shining armour, a Superman.I feel certain many of the Hero's qualities in your poem stem from your own values and worth.I love this poem Mark and have given it a 10.It's MOST worthy. (Report) Reply

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