A True Hero

A True Hero

A Poem by Sir Joseph

A true hero has emerged in the form a young man

Look, I know our beliefs differ;
They mash and diverge.
I'm here asking,
Could this start a surge?

A Godly young man,
Who is deep in The Word;
Has left his place of comfort,
Left it to go serve.

Not in a foreign mission field,
But here on American streets.
His goal you ask?
To show love to the bums he meets.

He has answered God's calling,
And is serving it fully.
He is extremely intelligent,
So don't call him loopy.

He is a fanatic,
Sold out for Christ.
Giving his all,
Even his life.

He is serving in Austin Texas,
He arrived this week.
To live as and among the homeless,
Showing love at its peak.

He gave up his everything,
He left it all behind.
To give the people hope,
To blow their mind.

By showing them who God is,
With all The Lord's glory.
My request is that,
You remember this story.

You may disagree with his stance,
You may call it Insane.
But I admire him,
And he wants no fame.

 Remember him please,
Keep him in your prayers.
For John-Mark Harris,
Has taken his cross to bear.

© 2013 Sir Joseph

Author's Note

Sir Joseph
Please, I know some people do not believe in God on here, I'm Just asking that if you do serve the one true and mighty God, that you keep John-Mark in your prayers! He is living as a homeless man on the streets of Austin Texas and showing love to those people there. He is ministering and witnessing to them. Please do not post any negative comments on this.

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very nice piece
I really like the lines
"To give the people hope,
To blow their mind."
it reminded me that I have the power to give hope whether there is none
by being kind and giving one person can change the lives of others if s/he chooses to

Posted 6 Years Ago

very well writen. :)

Posted 8 Years Ago

I shall pass it on. Great work as well, to you both.

Posted 8 Years Ago

Prayers flowing!

Beautiful piece!

Posted 8 Years Ago

Would definitely keep him in my prayers! God bless him :)

Posted 8 Years Ago

Sir Joseph

8 Years Ago

Thank you so much! :)
A great piece

Posted 8 Years Ago

Sir Joseph

8 Years Ago

thank you
he really has inspired you hasn't he? i certainly can understand:) he is so brave to do this thing that God has called him to:) and Joey i really don't know what your talking about this piece is amazing:) great job:) as you already know i am praying for him, and doing my best to follow what he is doing:)

Posted 8 Years Ago


8 Years Ago

you'll get them eventually:)
Sir Joseph

8 Years Ago

yeppers :)

8 Years Ago

although my belief-system lies somewhere else, i do feel for and appreciate for those who in fact pick it up and try to do something, or as in the case of john-mark, everything.
thinking back in time, i believe i may have seen him many times, around the world in many cities.
knowing his name, i have something definite to look for.


Posted 8 Years Ago

Silence so the lord can speak, set aside every day, Silence for the church is born, from the blood and water flowing down Christ's side,Where a rib once was a lance pierced true,let the Holy spirit guide John -Mark Harris to the brothels and wine so that he might feel where Jesus has been. Amen.

Posted 8 Years Ago

I will most certainly keep John-Mark in my prayers. He's doint a brave thing. You must follow your own moral compass no matter what others say.
Last line of the sixth verse; should be "peak" rather than "peek".

Posted 8 Years Ago

Sir Joseph

8 Years Ago

Thank you very much for both the correction and for keeping John-Mark in your prayers!

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15 Reviews
Added on March 28, 2013
Last Updated on March 29, 2013
Tags: Homeless, Ministry, Godly, Young, Man, Servant, Brother


Sir Joseph
Sir Joseph

Laurel, MS

I'm 18 years old and I am pretty much a jack of all trades, not afraid to get dirty and do hard work. Surrendered to the ministry! Believe in the one and only living God! I won't judge you or condemn .. more..


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