For the Hometown Heroes

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For the Hometown Heroes

Thank god for a hometown hero
Thank god for that volenteer
Thank god for the little no one
Who's willing to spread the love

For that woman who makes carepackets
For the man who's willing to use a hammer
For the stranger on the street
Who's willing to give you their last dollar.

To the kid who picks up trash
To the family man who donates to Good Will
To the Big Brother and Big Sister
Who're mentoring lonely kids.

Thank god for random stranger
Thank god for the family friend
Thank god for the adverage person
Who's willing to lend a hand.

For the PTA mom saving the day
For the person just willing to listen
For the old woman making blankets
Who'll hand deliver then to the homeless

Thank god for the hometown heroes
For the Adverage Joe,
To the caring soul
Who're giving endless, selflessly so

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fluffybunniezz commented on For the Hometown Heroes

10-19-2012

First stanza, second line: volunteer, not volenteer Fourth stanza, first line: "the" before random, it matches the rest of the stanza better Fourth stanza, third line: average, not adverage Fifth stanza, fourth line: them, not then Overall I thought it was a great poem. It has a catchy meter that I immediately picked up on and it flowed nicely. The theme was made very clear and the structure was well executed. However, I did notice an overall lack of punctuation.

jj1562

10/22/2012

:P grammar snob but thanks I tend ot miss my mispellings and most of my poetry has almost no puntuation

Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It's that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that's what the poet does.

Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) U.S. poet.

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