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					Hercules
by Rona Dixon

Hercules
The goddess Hera caused much strife Caused Hercules to kill his wife His children also met this fate Whilst he was in an angry state.

Hercules
Hera made him loose his mind Though Hercules was always kind He didn’t know what he had done Till he had killed his wife and son.

Hercules
Hercules hung his head in shame He realised he was much to blame He sought advice from gods on high Apollo answered with a cry.

Hercules
In punishment for murdering Your family, you’ll serve the King Of Mycenae and Tiryns city You’ll labour long without his pity.

Hercules
Twelve long years you’ll perform tasks You’ll do whatever he dares ask Your sentence will include such feats Ferocious monsters you will meet.

Hercules
Now Hercules asked for help once more To settle this difficult, dangerous chore Hermes and Athena came to his aid And Hercules was a hero made. Rona Dixon


				
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