Comic book Heroes

I did not know a lot of them as |I grew up.

The few I saw where in the papers

or from television.

Cartoons on Saturday morning were the main source

of cartoon entertainment.

So comics came into my life late.

The ones I always loved were the women

because even back then

I knew the struggles we had were always going to be



more meaningful

because of the society we lived in.

Still, I learned to swim like the Man from Atlantis

and tried to spin my way into my costume

like Wonder Woman.

Dizzy now that I the true hero was always me

and my fight for inequality

for me and my children.

I have outgrown my parents

and seek to leave a better world for the future generations.

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