Personal Heroes

Poems About Personal Heroes

13 Poems About Personal Heroes

Everyone has someone they look up to, someone who is a hero.

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  1. Goodnight Our Hero

    • By Juli Round
    • Published: June 2008
    Son Died Of Cancer Poem

    in Cancer Poems


    To be brave is to cry
    But still to fight on,
    And that's what you did,
    Our hero, our son.

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    • Rating 4.64
    Featured Shared Story

    I am so sorry. My great grandma died from cancer and so did my grandma. It must've been so hard for you. I can't imagine what you went through losing your son. I'm so sorry for your loss.

  2. Memories Of My Dad

    Poem About Dad Being A Hero

    in Father's Day Poems


    He wasn't a hero
    Known by the world,
    But a hero he was
    To his little girl.

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    • Poem of the Day
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    Makes me remember the time when I was a little girl waiting for my dad to come back home from work. I was always able to recognize the sound of his bus.

  3. My Hero

    • By Colleen R. Straight
    • Published: February 2006

    in Mother Daughter Poems

    My hero is my mother.
    She alone raised me, my two sisters, and my brother.
    I really do love her,
    And I will always and forever.

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    • Rating 4.41
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    I believe that this is a beautiful representation of motherhood!

  4. A Different Kind Of Hero

    • By Heather Griffith
    • Published: December 2008

    in Courage Poems

    A hero to me is not just a person who died for their country
    or went inside a burning building or stuff like that.
    A hero to me is a single mother who survives every day by herself,
    A teenager against all odds getting through life,

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    • Stories 1
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    • Votes 495
    • Rating 4.41
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    I really connected with your poem. It was heart wrenching and it got me thinking about everything in my life and how we live. This is coming from a child born into a single parent home, so...

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  5. A Different Kind Of Hero

    • By Kelsee Briscoe
    • Published: February 2006

    in Dad Poems by Teens

    He is not the kind of hero who is fighting in the war.
    He is not one who sails offshore.

    I don't call him Sergeant, Captain, or Sir.

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    • Rating 4.33
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    I have a dad who is always there to show that he cares. he set me a good example. Now I am a missionary and I am too far to be with him. I love him so much and I miss him..

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  7. My Hero

    • By Amelia G. Perkins
    • Published: February 2006
    Great Things About A Mom Poem

    in Mother Child Poems

    Most people think of a hero as a superstar.
    My hero is an everyday person.
    My hero is my mom.

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    • Rating 4.25
  8. My Hero, My Husband

    • By Jennifer G. Dickerson
    • Published: February 2006

    in War Poems

    I thought your world was only me
    And you will live your life so safely.
    But you have your own responsibility
    To serve your people and your country.

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    • Stories 2
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    • Favorited 1
    • Votes 57
    • Rating 4.21
    Featured Shared Story

    Thank you Shawna! My husband was deployed a few days after our wedding for the third time. It was hard on me, but we made it together. He is now retired and we have two boys.

  9. My Dad

    • By Saundra R. Hays
    • Published: February 2006

    in War Poems

    My dad is my hero.
    He is the one I look up to.
    No matter what he does, he does no wrong.
    Now he is leaving to Iraq for a year and a half.

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    • Stories 1
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    • Rating 4.19
    Featured Shared Story

    This poem was graciously written by a beautiful child of a father who is courageous in serving our country. The poem was beautiful, and I pray that the father is safe, and will return home,...

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