Super Hero

Most folks look at me and think
“Ah, he’s just a little kid…”
But what they cannot see is that
I’m keeping something hid.

SHHH! I’m a super hero.
Not a single person knows:
Underneath my jeans and shirt
Are super hero clothes.

I cannot blow my cover
So when Mommy calls me in
I just try to act real natural
Without telling where I’ve been.

My super hero power
Is something I keep secret
But I’ll tell you what it is
If you promise you will keep it.

Can you believe I have night vision
And can see out in the dark?
So I can sneak out late at night
And fight monsters in the park?

But just like Superman
I have my kryptonite:
Inside my house, my powers fail
So I sleep with my flash light.

Jaime KubikWritten by Jaime Kubik.
Illustrated by Brad Sneed.



This illustrated poem was created for Project OpenBook, an experiment in doing good.

To learn more and follow the journey, visit:
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17 Responses to “Super Hero”

  1. Lori Klone Says:

    I love this poem. Jaime captures the meaning of childhood!!

  2. Tiffany Says:

    What a creative poem! I know this author's work and it is FABULOUS!

  3. ron Says:

    Great Poem! This one should be in your book.

  4. marblespark Says:

    I agree Lori – my 4 yr. old is pretty tough when he's 'fighting bad guys'… but forget to turn on the night light and watch out!

  5. marblespark Says:

    100% agree Tiffany!

  6. marblespark Says:

    I like its odds. But it's up to you to decide, Ron — don't forget to 'vote'!

  7. Andrea Says:

    I have 3 boys and it's like she wrote this for them. I think every little boy has dreamed about being a super hero at one time or another, and in my book they all have. Great poem Jaime your are very talented.

  8. Jean Oelling Says:

    I thoroughly enjoyed Jaime's poem. It reminds me of both Kaden and Kahle. I think they are both super Heros and your poem just fits them both. You really have the tlaent to write poetry and I vote for yours above the others.

  9. Momma Mindy Says:

    Jaime, you certainly understand the heart of a little boy! I love your voice in writing. You are so talented!

  10. Desaree' Groene Says:

    Boys love superheros and could easily relate to this poem!

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  12. aupont Says:

    it show every little kids dream

  13. beloniun Says:

    i love the writter

  14. aupont Says:

    it show every little kids dream

  15. beloniun Says:

    i love the writter

  16. aupont Says:

    it show every little kids dream

  17. beloniun Says:

    i love the writter

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