Bravery shown above and beyond,

The call of duty or a symbolic bond,

No ego involved, no hidden agenda,

Helping, but not because it’ll be remembered.

Just a display of the finest of traits,

We can display, as the endangered await,

As a job, for your family, a stranger or cat,

There’s beauty in an unselfish, heroic act.


There are countless people who are totally deserving of the title Hero, each one of their selfless gestures of heroism, have my complete respect.

It truly humbles me to see the human spirit in all its glory, devoid of ego, just championing all that’s good in the World.

Then there are the less recognised heroes, the single parents working multiple jobs to give their children a better future, the people who give their last pound to help others in need… and this list goes on.

Heroes of all shapes, sizes, hues and backgrounds, thank you for your generosity and sacrifice in the face of adversity, and for making this World a better place.

Love and Respect always,

Following Whispers.


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Author: Following Whispers

Hello, I'm Following Whispers, an English poet and author who has been writing for around two decades. I'm a self-professed geek who can get deep sometimes, but I personally don't take myself too seriously, I just love to have fun, plus inspire myself and others. In my early twenties, I realised that beauty can be born out of not only love, but also pain and other motivations. The more I used writing poetry to make sense of my busy mind, the more it helped me to find a silver lining in even the darkest emotions, experiences, observations and topics; find positivity even in the face of extreme negativity; find strength when I was being forced to feel weak; and find hope that my tomorrows would be brighter. I began publishing my writing in 2018 and currently have two books available Worldwide, including my most recent release "Confront The Shadows". I have bared my soul in each and every one of my poems, and I'm confident that you'll get just as much from reading them and relating them, as I did from writing them. Please feel free to look around my site and read the free poems I've shared here, after which, why not grab a book of mine, drop by Instagram, connect with me and say hello!

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