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born a hero

They say everyone is born a hero.


The little boy

with his crimson cheeks,


The little girl

with her tiny button nose.

Everyone starts the same.

A blank slate

filled with chivalrous intentions.

A clean page

meant for courageous acts of bravery.

But take heed

my darling little angel.

For the world is a cruel place.

The trials of youth are endless,

The challenge of life all encompassing.

They will try to break you,

to tame you,

to change you

But you must hold on.

The darkness of the world

will engulf each little boy,

turn each little girl to shadow.

For everyone is born a hero


Life will force you to survive;

it will strive to make you a villain.

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