Saturday, May 4, 2013


Came too early
To the world,
Into the breech
My very own superhero
Drew his first breath,
Glared into that  abyss,
Spitting into the darkness.
Having won the battle,
He smiled.

This weekend we're having some fun with the prompt, some super-powered fun, that is. We're asking you to write the origin story to the superhero of your choice in exactly 33 words.

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  1. This is excellent! :D

  2. Nothing more extraordinary than new life. Very good.

  3. Great story. I bet he's your superhero. Well done! :)

  4. Very nice. *smiles*

  5. Aw, this reminds me of the birth of my two super heroes :) Very nice!

  6. This is all kinds of awesome :D

  7. So very cute and I love this!All my love to your Super hero:-)

  8. Oh great and cute and adorabla

  9. Yes! They are the superheroes of the miracle kind!

  10. Oh, I love this! So beautifully written and such a clever twist on the prompt!

  11. when I read this Saturday I just SMILED, I loved it. I didn't have time this weekend to write the 33 words, but gosh I have LOVED reading all of them.
    this one, (esp since I had two preemies who beat the odds, who won the very personal to me).

    this was just beautiful.

  12. Just back from a week off, that was without WIFI so I am catching up. You did a good job with your Trifecta and Trifextra this week, I enjoyed them both.


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