Maddy Gilboy


Real Villians


There are real villains
And true heroes.
The villains are not men,
Nor objects, or spirits;
They are your very thoughts.
And the heroes?
They are the boys and girls
Who know your name
They are the friends
That turn to you in the morning
And say, “You’re beautiful today.”

Submitted: Friday, November 20, 2009
Edited: Friday, July 15, 2011

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