My First Epic by Karen Davidson

Six-inches, flat as a pancake,Wonder Woman’s superhuman musculatureA gift from Greek deitiesStands tall on the windowsill byMy kitchen sink. The strength of Superman combinedWith femininity, beauty, and innocencePrincess of ThemysciraKnown undercover crime-fighterDiana Prince. American icon birthed ofClay October twenty-first 1941.To heal society’s illsWorld War II fighter to run outNazi evil. Woman doctor and scientistSociety’s fashion … Continue reading My First Epic by Karen Davidson

A Visit from Wonder Woman by Judyann Grant

Wonder Woman knocked on my doorI was busy sweeping the floor.“Put down your broom and talk to me”I’m busy now, can’t you see?“Chores can wait, there’s more to life”Chores can’t wait, they build up strife“The only strife is what you make”Running a house is no piece of cake“Take a moment, come here and sit”Housework won’t … Continue reading A Visit from Wonder Woman by Judyann Grant

Beyond by Ruth Ann Dandrea

Power, when it comes,comes powerfully.Frightening a world.Superbeings, ragingwith strength, able to fly,disappear, read your mind,see your bones and organs.Fighting, always fightingeven when they win.In my comic book life,I don’t seem superor even very powerful.Able to say anythingto anyone. With an earto hear, a mind to mind.Language, in the end,is what makes us men(and more than … Continue reading Beyond by Ruth Ann Dandrea

Fleeting Fantasy, Forging Fire by S. Parker

Super man, you say?Supper time I say, mother replies.No, really mama, I swear on shooting stars. She sees red, yellow, purple;galaxies aglow. Gathering son into armsshe embraces void, fills black holewith love She is woman, and she doesn’t need to speak — she simply holds him and is present; an unconditional force of strength. His … Continue reading Fleeting Fantasy, Forging Fire by S. Parker

I Saw My Hero by Mary Perrin Scott

In the crowded airportyou stood out aloneacross the way, waitingfor me to traverse the open spaceYou, the most handsome manstanding tall and readyBlue suit, white shirt, sporting tiebut best a welcoming smilefor this young college girlNothing could have been betterAs our eyes connectedmy heart poundedI felt as light as airA balloon floating towardyour outstretched armsYou … Continue reading I Saw My Hero by Mary Perrin Scott