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The Hero I Don't Deserve

Hey, my name is Aaron and I am kinda a modern day superhero Now I know what you’re thinkin’ Okay, this guy? A hero? Like with powers and skills? Nah but before you think further hear me out. Yes… I don’t have money like Stark or Wayne I don’t have a back story like Peter Parker and definitely not a love interest like Mary Jane. I don’t have a super serum or gamma radiation to explain the chemical imbalances in my brain My super hero name is not catchy or personifying. Normally it comes along as, “Dude” “Brother” “Son” “Dad” But you see I know how it feels to not be able to save the ones you love most, To always try and do the right thing but still fail the ones closest to you. When other's worlds are falling apart I’m always the planet they land on Now what I do have is a secret identity, Hiding the pains and struggles I bare to bare the problems of those who can’t themselves. While Ironically not wanting to put the burden on someone else because I feel I’m strong enough and the traumas others go through are way worse than mine. My super powers aren’t swinging from roof tops or having my fiery flaming eyes glistening, Mine are as simple as loving and listening. Never judging and forever being understanding, Fighting the villains that are your biggest weakness that have no effect on me. You see, Depression, Anxiety, mental tortures Family traumas and mental disorders Those of which I’m immune to like superman to bullets, Now I do have a kryptonite. losing site on the ones closest to me because I go out of my way to try and save others. Because even though my life is impossibly knotted, If I can still manage to untangle someone else’s and hopefully inspire them to be the light they want to see in this villainous world, then I know I have done what I’ve been called to be, To be the hero I don’t deserve.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2019




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Date: 1/10/2020 5:59:00 AM
To be a humble hero is to be a super hero indeed . . . : )
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Date: 12/24/2019 1:54:00 AM
Aaron, A super hero that knows humility and could. What vice can you not fight, with poem's write so good. You are deserving the very best, on that I would attest. -Richard
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Date: 11/28/2019 11:09:00 PM
You are amazing!! You are my Hero. Such a wonderful heart you have. To be there for someone, in any way possible. Even if to listen. That means so much. Your thoughts wrap around me. This is so beautiful and tender. Thank you for being YOU. ~ Brandy
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Date: 11/26/2019 1:34:00 PM
Wow... You are a SUPER HERO... That was excellent. Your pen is sharp, your thoughts clear (see through steel), Your heart stronger than (hulk is a wimp).. and so on... I am now a fan. FAV this... and printed .. for a friend to share. Cape or no cape, the suit fits. Ann
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