We Could Be Heroes

This Just In:
times of duress and crisis
need heroes, super or otherwise.
Find the one that lives inside you,
give her a name, give him a persona
or crafted style to claim.
And if you feel that you are lacking in powers,
super or otherwise, feel again,
from the wonder-wheeling wilds
of the heart’s limitless state of marvels,
and know that there is nothing
on this earth more powerful than Love,
to which you, and your hero, have free access
24-7, in every single shimmering radical molecule
that conjoins to play existential dress-up
in this ever-changing stage-play for souls
charged and running on light.
In case you’re wondering,
my hero’s name is Fool B. Real.
His star-sign is Archetype.

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About John Biscello

Originally from Brooklyn, NY, writer, poet, spoken word performer, and playwright, John Biscello now lives in Taos, New Mexico. He is the author of three novels: Broken Land, a Brooklyn Tale, Raking the Dust, and Nocturne Variations, and a collection of stories, Freeze Tag. His fiction and poetry has appeared in: Art Times, nthposition, The Wanderlust Review, Ophelia Street, Caper, Polyphony, Dilate, Militant Roger, Chokecherries, Farmhouse, BENT, The 555 Collective, Instigator, Brass Sopaipilla, The Iconoclast, Adobe Walls, Kansas City Voices, and the Tishman Review. His blog--Notes of an Urban Stray--can be read at johnbiscello.blogspot.com. Broken Land, a Brooklyn Tale was named Underground Book Reviews 2014 Book of the Year.
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