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Hero Poems | Examples of Hero Poetry

Hero Poems. Below are examples of poems about heroes. This list of hero poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of hero poetry. This list of works about hero is an excellent resource for examples on how to write hero poems.

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List of Hero Poems

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Premium Member Poem SHURI James Edward Lee Sr. Heroic Couplets hero, analogy, appreciation, caregiving, celebrity,
Premium Member Poem Ode to an Heroic Trio: A Contra Diction J P Marmaro Light Verse hero, hyperbole, nonsense, satire,
Heroes Slip Away DM Babbit Ballad america, hero,
Premium Member Poem The Duke Wren Rushing Rhyme hero,
Stars in Time elijah zmuda Rhyme hero, blessing, celebrity, dedication, encouraging,
Premium Member Poem CHIVALRY Line Gauthier Senryu courage, hero, integrity, men,
West Gate Bridge Disaster vince gullaci Free verse hero,
9 11 Lionel Derbyshire Narrative america, courage, day, hero,
SENRYU-23 MAHTAB BANGALEE Senryu hero, humanity, sympathy,
This Cynic Doth Dispel His Own Kant matthew harris Enclosed Rhyme hero, 10th grade, 12th grade,

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THE SCRAGGY FOWL
by JENNIFER PROXENOS
16th September 2018

THE SCRAGGY FOWL	

The frightened scraggy fowl ran shrieking across,
The grass trodden path,
Only a squawk was heard in the aftermath,
Isaac’s gain, the chicken’s loss!

Young...

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Enclosed Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: africa, hero, poverty,

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Cancer
by Marilyn Williams
I have a friend with Cancer.
I want to wish him well.
It's not enough to sit by and
watch his family face this hell.

I have heard so...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hero, cancer, courage, growth, heart,

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Eye of a hero
by Kale Brereton
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Concrete | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, heart, hero, inspirational,

Benediction Towards Anonymous Mindful Readers
by matthew harris
Reverence affects yours
     truly with unmeasurable
     infinite jubilant zeal,
sans unbeknownst world wide
     (web...

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Elegiac Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hero, 11th grade, 8th grade,

Standing and Believing
by Gordon McConnell
Martin Luther King this man stood tall
held by his deep convictions so real
having known of God's sovereign hand
this his hour has God's seal

But opposition operates...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hero, history, life,

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The Ultimate Price
by Frederic Parker
To wait, timeless darkness from the last breath
In a painted twilight as the soul wept
The soldier in harm's way who met his death
On the sacred...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: conflict, death, heartbreak, hero,

Aquaman
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
He talks to the fish
And they hear his every wish
He swims in their pee
Way out in the sea....

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fantasy, fish, funny, hero,

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Marcus Johnson Nick Fury---Agent of Shield
by James Edward Lee Sr.
MARCUS JOHNSON aka NICK FURY AGENT OF SHIELD

Marcus Johnson aka Nicolas Joseph Fury Jr.
African-American
Former Army Ranger
NOW chief Agent of  S.H.I.E.L.D.

Mother of Marcus was CIA...

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Heroic Couplets | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: caregiving, hero, soldier, symbolism,

Fallen Heroes
by DM Babbit
How easily forgotten those souls
 of wars and battles of ten, twenty, sixty years ago,
when lives were given freely in belief and hope
  for...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: america, hero,

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Hercules do come quick
by Marc Acrich
Hercules do come quick 
I need to move a cabinet,
we need a bit of muscle
If you please
I'm trying so.
But I can't move it and inch...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hero,

For You and Me
by joselito asperin
It  was  for you and me,
That Jesus left His throne,
Bore the scourge and agony,
Shivered His flesh and bone,

It was for you and me,
He...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: forgiveness, hero, hope, jesus,

Bravely Went Freedom's Angelic Clan
by Johnny Martinez

For a world now filled with insanity
They chose their fate their destiny
Their sacrifice a worthy story
For Freedom! Freedom and Old Glory

The sand soft, soaked with...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hero, angst, courage, death, dedication,

Rustle of lips
by Serge Lyrewing
Paper rustle of your lips 
is not needed to her really,
You're a knight, but your heart weeps,
You were brave, why are you thrilling?

You would strip...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fantasy, hero, longing, love

Celebrity Stuntie
by Virginia Waters



       An amazing lady called Dayna,
       Is an incredible stunt trainer.
  ...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hero,

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Celebrity limerick
by Roy Pett



Mission impossible for my muse
to write a limerick on Tom Cruise 
Our hero Ethan Hunt
performs stunt after stunt
like me, his enemies he'd confuse.

8/20/2018
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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: celebrity, hero,

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LEVI STRAUSE
by James Edward Lee Sr.
LEVI STRAUSE

Levi Strauss  
From Germany to New York 
Known as denim maker, 
literally "de Nimes" “from Nimes”
Wear tailor Jacob Davis?
Needed strong clothes not worn...

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Clerihew | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hero, celebrity, character, clothes, creation,

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Her Prince Will Come
by Caren Krutsinger
Prince A.J. Charming traveled throughout her active mind.
Day in and day out, a totally new mind-set.
Amazing how much time he stole from her days and...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cinderella, hero,

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Miracle Workers
by Emile Pinet
In the dank dreary domain of leeches 
blood suckers swim willy-nilly hither and thither in the murk.
Aquatic bloodhounds sniffing the water they zero in on...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hero, 10th grade, 12th grade,

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Achilles, The Journey To Troy, Part Two
by Robert Lindley
Achilles, The Journey To Troy, 
(Part Two) of (Part One-titled, Achilles, His Heart and Soul Were Mortal)

Woe! wretched horrors Olympic gods sent that day
mighty king...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: art, death, hero, literature,

Heroes I Now Recall
by curtis johnson
We lived in the heart of town through which ran a paved road and a railroad track. When a little boy, I had three brothers,...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: america, boy, childhood, hero,