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He Was Both The Dope And The Hero

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He Was Both The Dope And The Hero

Doping confessing by  Lance Armstrong

Why tell the truth, when a lie can set you free
The sympathy card,  the court jester: with slumbering tears
The windows wipers wipe the milky tears from his eyes.
He compete, and achieves victory  through deceit

Does a hero cheat, his way to victory?

 A hero was never label a bully throughout history
Spiderman, superman , Robin Hood 
   heroes never confessed their sins
The incredible hulk did a powerful transformation 
Restoring international credibility in prime time; 
                       Time after time
A myth is a myth even in the past, present and future. 

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  1. Date: 1/20/2013 6:21:00 PM
    Dear Anie, People judge other people by their actions WHEN they should Judge them by the intentions of their actions. So the question remains: If a liar confesses that he is a liar does he lie or does he tell the truth? That is the enigma? Beautifully written regardless what he is. A great work! Thank you!

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    Date: 1/21/2013 10:10:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Well said, Demetrios and Rachel St.Cross
  1. Date: 1/18/2013 6:23:00 PM
    I can only imagine how hard fought those wins were drugs or no drugs I for one could never have accomplished them. We need to stop making hero's out of sportsmen. Light & Love