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Common man


Common Man

Are you a hero, O, man?

Do not declaim too quick

I’ve seen the blood of demi-gods

And yours is just as thick

The clay God sculpted Lincoln from

was simply common mud

It’s the heart that creates greatness

Not the blueness of the blood.

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© Charles Elledge

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