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If I Could Be A Super Hero
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A short, hopefully humorous poem, with a message...I hope. lol

I donít think I could be Superman
Iím sort of scared of heights
Iíd sort of like to be Spiderman
But Iím afraid of spider bites

I suppose I could be Wolverine
But Iím afraid people would stare
Iíd consider being the Incredible Hulk
But raditionís bad for your hair

The fantastic four, now thereís a thought
But Iím not sure thatís for me
Benís too ugly, Johnny too hot
And Sue I just canít see

Maybe though I could be Reed
And lead the other three
Well maybe Reedís a bit of a stretch
I can barely take care of me

Captain America, him perhaps
I love his mighty shield
But I fear Iím not brave enough
When things get rough, I yield

If I could be a superhero
I wonder which Iíd be
Or maybe itís time I tried to find
The hero inside of me

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Reviewed by Teresa Walker 4/17/2013
This is so good! I really like the "Hero inside of me"!

Enjoyed Steve!!!
Reviewed by John Coppolella 1/21/2013
Well said. Love the honest perspective. I had a therapist tell me in my youth, "You are not Superman." She sadly did not believe me that I am going to Mars. I told her, "I'm not?" Glad I knew she was wrong.
See in Thirty million miles from here, Steve. BTW bring your cape, my is at the tailors.

Rockie aka Starman
Reviewed by Paul Judges 5/5/2010
Very good, Steve !
Reviewed by Sheila Roy 2/20/2010
This is creative and fun to read. I guess I'd pick Wonder Woman cuz of the outfit and the whip. Keep folks in line that way. lol. Great work on this poem:)
Reviewed by Julie Fox 10/8/2009
Very creative! I Love it!!!!!
Reviewed by Jessica Scaffidi-Fonti 10/5/2009
Love it!!!

Reviewed by Patrick Granfors 9/11/2009
I'd go for the inner hero. Fun poem. Patrick
Reviewed by andrea coltman 5/12/2009
Loved this very humorous write.

Best wishes

Reviewed by Ch'erie de Perrot 4/17/2009
Super YOU! That's all you need, loved this, and it sure brought a smile to my face, as I was thinking about being Wonder Woman, cracking that golden larriet hehe...
Reviewed by Lew Duffey 3/28/2009
I love it. I would be
Superman if I could but then I'd be allergic to Kryptonite.
God Bless,
Reviewed by Flying Fox Ted L Glines 1/24/2009
Cute one, Steve. Maybe I could be conned into being Bilbo Baggins. He always had to be talked into everything, and would never think of doing anything heroic on purpose. Yep -- an accidental hero is more my style :-)

Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 2/29/2008
This is Super stuff here
Very creative
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 2/16/2008
I'd wanna be Space Ghost,
I used to think he was the most,
With a power ray out of his hands,
And invisibility to the delight of his fans...Ed & Rufuz (w00f)
Reviewed by Joseph Manzo 2/5/2008
All comic book readers can relate to your poem. It was fun to read and had a good message.
God Bless,
Reviewed by Gianetta Ellis 1/20/2008
Very enjoyable poem with good rhythm. Love the humor and the message! Nice work.
Reviewed by Kathy Armijo 1/15/2008
Perhaps your name could be "Super Poet" because this certainly made me think about who I am, hope to be, and aspire to be. I agree with Julie - this belongs in a children's magazine!

God bless you. Kathy
Reviewed by Julie Donner Andersen 1/13/2008
Oh, this is so cute! Belongs in a children's magazine! LOVE the last line.

Reviewed by Mark Carroll 12/2/2005
Really enjoyed this
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 6/4/2004
Perfect ending to a wonderful write.
Reviewed by Ann Piatt 5/10/2004
Excellent bit of inspiration presented within a humorous piece that made me smile. Yes, we all have one of those superheroes inside of us...just have to uncover them and bring them out into the light. Well said.

Reviewed by jude forese 5/9/2004
sometimes the invisible heroes have the most substance ...
Reviewed by A PAX 5/9/2004
oh man!!!!!!!!!!
THIS IS THE BEST!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Reviewed by Jim Dunlap 5/9/2004
Yes, you nailed it.
Reviewed by Debashish Haar (Reader) 5/9/2004
NICE write!!
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