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And they tell you
Out of tragedy, legends are born
But none seem to mention the struggle
While weaving the heroic tale.
They only talk ballads,
Of monsters slain, and battles won,
But none remember the sacrifices,
They only assume a hero has it all.
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fableweaver55 Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Yes :)
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SolidMars Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
No @_@
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fableweaver55 Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Haha :D

On a serious note though, everybody thinks of remarkable people in terms of the great things they've done. Nobody thinks about who they were before they did those great things and became famous.
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SolidMars Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
indeed. they just assume they got there nice and easy without any complications. but when you tell them those great people suffered more than a normal person should they don't buy it
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fableweaver55 Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
The truth is that heroes are no more superhuman than the average human (unless you're talking about the likes of Marvel/DC characters!), they just have a stronger willpower to accomplish the things they want and push through all obstacles.

And also:
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all." ― Dale Carnegie
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SolidMars Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
heroes are normal everyday life. dc/marvel are just comics, but there are heroes in real life that can make a difference 
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fableweaver55 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
Exactly :D
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CrazyMai Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2015  Student Writer
So true and thoughtful.. :) 
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SolidMars Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
:iconthankyousignplz:
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CrazyMai Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2015  Student Writer
You are welcome :) 
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oviedomedina Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2015
Very good!
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SolidMars Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
:iconthankyousignplz:
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oviedomedina Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2015
No problem!
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Pauper-Circumstance Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014
So true. Nobody ever thinks about the difficulty a hero had becoming a hero, they just only think about the rewards that come after. Excellent poem! :D
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SolidMars Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
indeed, everyone expects things come easy i suppose
thank you :)
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Pauper-Circumstance Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014
Welcome. :)
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Kerriaa1 Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014
I really like your style of writing ^.^
Another one of your gems worth reading and marveling at. 
Inspiring ^.^
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SolidMars Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
thank you, i am glad you're enjoying my poetry :)
i'm trying to experiment with the short poems, so it's great to know they're well received :tighthug:
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PoisonedOracle Featured By Owner May 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Your lovely work has been featured here: fav.me/d7j6vyx 
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SolidMars Featured By Owner May 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
aww thank you so much, i'm honored :hugggle:
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PoisonedOracle Featured By Owner May 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You're very welcome Huggle! 
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chelsearabbers Featured By Owner May 17, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Very nice! this has much truth to it!
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SolidMars Featured By Owner May 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
thank you :)
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chelsearabbers Featured By Owner May 19, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
You're welcome :)
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astrid-chan26 Featured By Owner May 14, 2014
so if i can't use this poem on my book. can you help me create one simililar to this one?
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SolidMars Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
the answer is still a no. i am not a freelancer, i don't have time to waste on some book, and also this is literally a 5 lines poem, if you can't write a 5 lines poem on your own, maybe you should try and become a better writer before even attempting to write a book.
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astrid-chan26 Featured By Owner May 14, 2014
can i use this on my book. it fits perfectly. i'll give you the credits
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SolidMars Featured By Owner May 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
no you can't. my work is not for public use.
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astrid-chan26 Featured By Owner May 14, 2014
that's ok
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amazinglife2011 Featured By Owner May 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
It contains so many truths. Beautiful! :heart:
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SolidMars Featured By Owner May 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
< sub>thank you :heart:
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amateur-assassin Featured By Owner May 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Ahhhh! Literature!!!♥♥
Not a story, but still.
I like it though, people hardly ever think about what heros have to go through and what they have to sacrifice to acheive their end goal. ;-;
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SolidMars Featured By Owner May 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
no one does, they assume that if you have glory and success you had  it easy, you didn't suffer nor go through a ton of shit.

prose..well, i honesty have old drafts and stories from 3-4 years that are ready and done, i can upload those to stash and link you if you want
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amateur-assassin Featured By Owner May 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
People make me angry sometimes.

~nods head furiously~ only if you're up to it though.
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SolidMars Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
i'll throw a note your way :B
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amateur-assassin Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
:D aha! Thanks!
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TheBareSheet Featured By Owner May 13, 2014  Student General Artist
great work!
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SolidMars Featured By Owner May 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
thank you :huggle: :heart:
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TheBareSheet Featured By Owner May 14, 2014  Student General Artist
np!
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237-IndefiniteTruth Featured By Owner May 13, 2014  Student General Artist
This is beautiful.
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SolidMars Featured By Owner May 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
thank you :huggle: :heart:
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237-IndefiniteTruth Featured By Owner May 14, 2014  Student General Artist
Not a problem Huggle! Heart 
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DeniseCroy Featured By Owner May 13, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
It's because Heroes have to embrace their destiny which is, by definition, tragedy, so the legend can be born.

Lovely little piece.
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SolidMars Featured By Owner May 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
thank you :huggle: :heart: and that's true, but no one remembers the struggle, they just assume it's an easy way out
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DeniseCroy Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Yep.
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jojo22 Featured By Owner May 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah, hero's usually die horrible painful deaths.
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SolidMars Featured By Owner May 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
heroes never die
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jojo22 Featured By Owner May 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Well, no, they usually have cults started up in their honor! 
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SolidMars Featured By Owner May 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
heroes never die :B
cults usually end up so crazy
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jojo22 Featured By Owner May 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Yep - hero cults usually involved sacrificing a person to the hero on a scheduled basis.
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