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“A man’s got to have a code, a creed to live by.” John Wayne

““A man's got to have a code, a creed to live by.” With basketball players saying we are no heroes
 with football players saying we are no heroes
 with actors saying we are no heroes
 with pastor saying we are not responsible
 with evil working this world
 this world need heroes
 who are the heroes
 poets?
 Seldom
 authors even seldom
 what is this world like without heroes
Evil is running amok amok
Evil is running amok
Without heroes this world is heading towards hell
Evil is this world
Shame is shame evil is evil
Without heroes

an's got to have a code, a creed to live by.”
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Submitted on August 16, 2016

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