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You're the Poet!

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My Heroes! By L. Don Oliver

Many times when I was young, Needing someone to _; When I would stumble and fall, They would always be __;

I had heroes in my life, Having neither fortune or _; I had heroes in my life, Who never called me __;

They never hit a home run, Or scored a winning _; They never made a free throw, Or kicked a soccer ball __;

I had heroes in my life, Who lifted me when I was ; I had heroes in my life, My Mom and my ;

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To Be An American! By L. Don Oliver

Do you pray to your God, When you're down on one knee; Give thanks to those who died, So that you could remain free;

Do you tell your family every day, "You love them", especially your mate; Do you help someone who's in need, With their struggle with fate;

Do you hold a hand over your heart, When the stars and stripes go by; Do you sing the Star Spangled Banner, With a grateful tear in your eye;

Your life, fortune, and sacred honor, Do you pledge all these to give; For your family to be free from want, As long as they shall live;

Did you swear an oath, Should your nation fall; You will always be ready, To answer it's call;

Were you born in this country, Or legally come from other foreign lands; Do you understand the Constitution, And all the responsibilities that it demands;

Do you obey the established law, Whether you agree with it or not; Do you work within the system, And give it your best shot;

Do you vote in every election, And never cheat the tax Man; If so, you've earned the right, To be called; "An American";


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