This poem describes how I feel about certain people in my life. It conveys the message of friendship through a hero's eyes. This poem is dedicated to all those unsung heroes out there who don't consider themselves a hero, yet people in their life do. I believe that the unsung heroes in the world today are one of the most important kind of people.

This poem originally was published in Friendship Poems - Teen Poems

My Hero
You may not consider yourself,
But you may very well be
A leader, a winner,
For all the world to see.

In the eyes of others,
You are a martyr.
You have received recognition,
And you have worked harder.

But why ? Why all the praise?
I have done nothing but kept my word,
To a dear friend who needed me,
In every incidence that occurred.

But friend, I tell you, you are a hero.
You helped me see the light.
When I had no eyes,
You saved me, and you were my sight.

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  • caity
    i loved this poem its the only onei can find a bout hero's well done!:D
  • CJ
    i liked this because it's very true, and my best friend likes to call me her hero coz i helped her through tough times. I didn't know how to explain to her why i wasn't actually a hero, but this poem explains it perfectly. thank you
  • martha
    Great poem. ! i love it and it gets a 5+1 stars rating!hhaha
  • Terrance
    i think your poem is really good. it really touched me when i read it it really reminded me of a hero i had. i picked this poem out of all the other teen poems to present in my eight grade class. good poem. PEACE -Terrance
  • Gerry
    Really fantastic, this is one of my favorite poems!
  • brittany
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  • Jessica
    One of the perfect poems to use for friendship. Love this!
  • Kassi
    Very moving keep the good work up
  • Marianne
    I really enjoyed this poem, because it reminds me of a dear friend of mine. He has been there for me when I needed him most, but never has been able to see how wonderful he is.
  • Chelsea
    That poem was beautiful!
  • Jennifer
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  • bob
    Great poem!:)
  • Shelby
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  • Tamara
    I am taking a public speaking class and we are doing speeches on our heros. I was able to use this poem for the conclusion and I had a hard time holding back my tears. Great job with this!
  • anya
    This poem touched me. I have a special friend, an unsung hereo in my life. I am moving across the world, and I don't know if I'll see her again, but she's touched me.
  • Ashley
    I loved your poem it really touched me in a way i thought I could never feel
  • stephanie
    i voted for this poem because i thought it was good and it reminded me more or my mom than any of my friends.
  • Kristin
    I really liked this poem a lot
  • Laura
    This was a really touching poem.
  • Brittney
    i have a poem thing like this and it really touch me cause i decated a poem some wat like that to my pastor that wat she had went through and that truely show me that she was my hero
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