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Hero to Zero

LEAP! I take to flight
Survey the rogues of the night
Armed with cosmic might
Criminals tremble in fright
Until they notice my tights

Joe Incatasciato
Dream Tanka contest

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  1. Date: 5/20/2014 8:56:00 PM
    Good one

  1. Date: 2/19/2011 6:04:00 AM
    I was captivated by your dream, and the last line made me smile, so funny, best of luck in the contest~~

  1. Date: 2/13/2011 10:13:00 AM
    Wow..."say it ain't so, Joe".:) I know it's not about you, sounds like you'd feel like a dandy. Fishnet tights wouldn't be accomodating either. Now I feel giggy.:)) Best to you and yours, love, Mikki

  1. Date: 2/12/2011 10:41:00 PM
    hahaha, LOVE your last line. great dream, JOe!

  1. Date: 2/12/2011 2:23:00 PM
    I am smiling because I assume you were a super hero, right? I used to dream a lot about flying and floating..never got to know what that meant. My Mama and sister had recently passsed so I figured I just missed them. : ) Best wishes for a win in Michael's "Drea" Contest. Always, Annalise

  1. Date: 2/12/2011 8:20:00 AM
    Funny one Joe. I can just picture the baddies falling about laughing....:)

  1. Date: 2/11/2011 9:11:00 PM
    Are you familiar with the sixties sitcome "Captain Nice" which starred William Daniels? Your tanka describes him reasonably well.

  1. Date: 2/11/2011 9:00:00 PM
    No!!!! Not the tights!!!!! Too funny. What made super heros want to wear tights in the first place? - Must be a destraction method. If I were a superhero, I could place handcuffs on them as the rolled on the floor laughing. BulgeMan, to the rescue. Good luck in the contest. Joe