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Aliya Deri

Hero (Systematic Discussion)

Hero!
I see you start
to be addressed so boldly.

And yet-
do you wince at the title?
Perhaps it should be
potential hero
or heroine for some...

But no, you prosecute
the term proper.
Are you not strong enough, then,
you who eats three meals a day
and sleeps beneath a solid roof?

And do not plead ignorance
when knowledge
(of the hungry
the poor

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