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The Superhero In Us All

by Kelli Sheckler-Amsden 11 months ago in fact or fiction · updated 11 months ago
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The Superhero In Us All
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Superman’s whole world blew up

his mom and-dad both died.

The man of steel is bulletproof

yet, kryptonite can take his life.


His inner strength and faith remains,

believes people are still worth saving.

He sacrifices his own life,

that kind of power is amazing.

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Batman also lost it all,

when he was just a boy.

aided and loved by Alfred,

his identity, now beguiled.


To know him, makes him vulnerable,

at risk to be himself.

He gives his life and sacrifices,

for everybody else

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Spiderman and Ironman,

they too had broken hearts.

Black Panther, even Potter,

had their worlds torn apart.


Heroes have unique powers,

that some great loss brought into life

An incredible desire to heal

ensuring things will be alright.


It's important to remember,

our hearts are made so strong

Yet fragile, so that they could break,

why do we need to push so hard?

To learn how much pain we can take,

to show what we're made of.

Go through these moments, wide awake,

with respect, honor and love.

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It’s encouraging to consider,

with all the loss that we’ve been through.

If we look deep inside ourselves,

we’ll find, we are superheroes too!

By Marjan Blan | @marjanblan on Unsplash

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About the author

Kelli Sheckler-Amsden

Telling stories my heart needs to tell <3

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