Sunday, August 26, 2007

True Hero

He sweats
He bleeds
Breaks his bones
Loses sleep
Surrenders his time
The scars number too many
Almost dies twice
But comes back the next day
For so many years

Comes home exhausted
But finds the energy
To cheer them up
To pretend everything is alright
Nothing's wrong

The paycheck is never enough
But he struggles to make it work
Until his body no longer moves
Is it worth it?
"This is worth it," he says,
"They are worth it."

1 comment:

Devilbluedress said...

Yes. Many things are worth it. And worth the question sometimes. Just for the point of asking...

Key/Legend

word = speaking/singing
(word) = whispering/echo
[word] = stern voice/screaming