Heroes – By @Holly_Georgious
By Holly Georgious
I was just asked who my Hero was. Aside from family members who would have been there first choice my answer was this:
Theodore he was named
On the day he was born
But changed it to something a little less norm (al) He changed it for reasons I can’t understand
But matter it not to a reasonable man.
And who Is this person I speak off you ask?
Well it’s Dr. Suess she said with a gasp. Pronounced Zovice, it originally was
But he decided on something a little more odd.
And why pick him I hear you say?
Well the answer to that is not so far away
There are three simple reasons don’t you see, but far more there could easily be
He was honest to start,
Brave right through to the heart,
And never one to shy away
From all the injustices faced in his day,
He wrote about things that others dare not
Like racism, wars and political rot
He wrote about kindness,
He wrote about love,
He wrote about loss and what lies above.
But there was more to him than sweet little simple lines, so let’s see what else he stands for in my eyes
My second reason for picking Suess
Is something that we have felt too
And although all these things may seem rather strange
His weapon of choice was a little more rash
A pen he used to strike the first match
A pen he used to write away,
About things that others dare not
To say he wrote of things that many did not
Like racism, war and political nots
He spoke his truth he, never lied
and scared was not something he’d hide behind
The second reason I picked this man
Is something we can all understand
‘Persistence’ he said is the key
Persistence and the world will be yours
You’ll achieve all you want and will never be bored.
Never give up and or give in to the NO’s because sometimes it is only you that knows
And now we come to number 3
The final reason which will make you happy to note
But just to warn you this one ends in a quote
The third and final reasons I picked Suess today
Is because he taught us is us and that’s ok
He taught us not to hide away
So whether you’re loud and proud, or kooky or cool, or wild and crazy, or just an old fool
Or different here and special there, or even whether you’re in love with that chair.
You is you and that’s the best. No one else will pass that test.
So now I’ll end this slightly annoying little rhyme with a recap as to why Suess is my guy
He’s honest, he’s brave, he’s persistent and bold he won’t give up or give in to the nos. He is him and he tells you to be you and he has left a legacy of telling us to be us too.