Heroes I recognize live in between shallow, brittle papers
dim lights and pale ink illuminated their subsistence
their lives aren’t dictated but rather defined
their identities became theirs’ to find.
They are not carried with elegance and grandeur
neither were fed with plushness on silver spoons
all went through dark, winding and deadly forests
before reaching their lands where the sun never sets.
One of them, my favourite of them all
imbued with a vile, unsound lightning scar
left unloved in a family of dissemblers
but found home in a school of wizards and sorcerers.
Often misunderstood and excluded
always blamed and found somewhat careless
tormented and scourged by the evil of them all
but courage and bravery saved him from the fall.
Another is a woman full of love and spirit
traded freedom for the soundness of her family
was indulged in a dress of scorching red and fire
but destined to play in a game of mercilessness and wicked desire.
Escaped the encounters, those she managed to rebel against
been able to triumph over the domains’ ruthless power
dreamt to live in a harmonious pledge of freedom and peace
the attacks of ungodly fears and agitation came to cease.
The next is yet another woman of boldness
one who had to make a decision of great risk
confused, struggling and was in a complete, twisted mess
but all she became was to be divergent; selfless and dauntless.
This one I guess became unfortunate and wretched
all she wanted was to find the way out of the labyrinth
her soul got entwined with her smoke and sorrowful dwellings
the smoke in which, she dies not in pain but in fulfilment of her dreams
The last, a girl bequeathed with pain
pain of which demanded to be felt
drawn into a piece of literature which brought her miles and miles
with a boy she lost to the echoing chambers of life.
It’s them who I want to become, them who fought with every struggle
unwanted, unloved and thrown away into the depths of an unending abyss
collided with the things that are inhumane and improbable
but untied the knots of the rope which seemed to be impossible.