just super

a boy was bitten by a spider
the venom was paralyzing
his therapist recommended yoga and dance
he’s now more flexible than ever before

a boy was blinded by an accident
noises became too much, but his faith gives him strength
his father sued the truck company for negligence
he just got into law school

a woman feels invisible
her brother is temperamental, her husband stretched too thin
their closest friend pretends to be stoic to hide his depression
but together, they are still a family

a boy was adopted by american parents
his foreign roots gave him perspective
he loves this country
he works as a journalist, now

a boy lost his parents to crime
he used his inheritance to found youth centers
he feels much better, now
but at night, the bats still haunt his dreams