Category Archives: Poems

Hero Poem: The Heroine (Can We Still Use that Word?)

The same and different From the male equivalent Uniforms both tight Skirts instead of outer undies A female badass Strong and quick Not willing to back down Always entering the fray With bravery and might                                                                                                                                                                                                                 I had some trouble … Continue reading

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Hero Poem: Powerless

Once the strongest of them all Now a mortal man Pitted against villains That have retained their wrath They hold the advantage Yet the hero will not hide Body honed from battles And the mind of a seasoned warriors Gathering … Continue reading

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Waking Up Lost

Eyes opening as slits In a skin I barely know Yet I see it every day The sensations are wrong Nerves misfiring Causing phantom touches Motivation is lacking Though I still want to start the day A voice says it’s … Continue reading

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Hero Poems: Fallen Hero

A hero pushed too far Disgusted by the world Or sick of never gaining ground Stop one serpent’s head And the hydra grows another So why continue playing nice? The power to kill Has always been on-hand Perhaps the world … Continue reading

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Hero Poems: Veteran Hero

He fought for years In a battle that never ended Forcing the hero To turn away from the path Living in seclusion Because the world will never learn Letting the wolves thrive Against the next generation of fools Who think … Continue reading

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Hero Poems: The Boy Scout

Moral and right A paragon of virtue Boring to the audience Booed more than the villain As if his goodness makes him bad Yet one is needed in the fold To be the balance For the brutal vigilantes And heroes … Continue reading

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Almost Got It

I clear the spam As I hit the can Hoping to get ahead Making progress Until I hear a voice Tiny and through the door Not sleeping in today Next time will be at night When exhaustion has set in … Continue reading

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