My Hero Fell Short

April 12, 2009
By jruff BRONZE, Columbia, South Carolina
jruff BRONZE, Columbia, South Carolina
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Superman saves the world/
Santa brings us joy/
As a child you learn that Superman isn't real and Santa isn't either/
So false hopes of a hero lie within/
Except..within daddy, my daddy is my hero, he never lets me down/
But even daddy becomes fiction/
Stuck in a situation where he chooses a decision that makes his childs life more of an option/
What happened to my hero?
You know... the one that came around and never did wrong/
Does he get a second chance?
I mean after all, hero's are suppose to know everything like..like.. superman!/
My hero fell short on me...
Leaving me here with this pen/
sitting in this seat.. just wondering/
Will he ever be a hero..again


The author's comments:
Alot of things inspired me to write poetry in general. This particular subject really hit home because i was speaking on the relationship with my father. Alot of people deal witht this very same situation but don't really know how to put it into words. I hope that people can take from this that a hero lies inside of us, we don't have to confide within other people to make it somewhere in life. After all...my hero fell short on me, and look where im at.

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