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Updated on July 18, 2011
Black Widow
Black Widow
Wonder Woman
Wonder Woman
She Hulk
She Hulk


All i need is loyalty

to my true self, the real me.

The faith and pride

cannot hide

the love i have left

to give, inside.

For one who someday

will see,

What I can dream

and waht I can be.

How great life is

when you find

The truth in yourself,

Your peace of mind.

There is only one way

I know how

And that's to go all out

There's no stopping me now.

I've planted the stakes

into this lot

Nowhere left to go

but to the top.

With you or alone

I'm fine on my own,

I'm gonna make it this time

I'll have what's mine.

No holding me down

In my new gown

of glory and gems

Because I don't need him.

I don't need them.


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      Max Havlick 4 years ago from Villa Park, Illinois



      Yes, let us not forget the point:

      which way will this fine lady point?

      She clearly needs some loyalty

      to be the one she wants to be.

      Black Widow, Wonder Woman, Rogue,

      and She Hulk hardly are in vogue,

      and loyalty gets pretty thin

      when you're the only one that's in.

      What would she do if someone came

      who saw that she were not the same?

      How might it ruffle ruthlessness

      to feel the truth in love's caress?

      We chase our dreams, and they chase us,

      while life waits patiently for us.

      An American Sonnet by Max Havlick for Huey19 at midnight on Thursday, August 1, 2013. All rights reserved to the author and the person for whom the sonnet was written.

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      Amy 6 years ago from Chicago

      Literature Fairy, as always thank you for the comment, glad you keep reading. Shaisty-Chase-Tea, i appreciate the critique although im slightly lost in your comment. thank you though. This piece was just a get it out and put it on paper. Not much else to it, not all my heart and soul put into it like most of my stuff. Just enough to get my point across if you know what i mean. but i appreciate your comment and your reading. thank you

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      Shaisty-Chase-Tea 6 years ago from The Outskirts

      "In my new gown of glory and gems" was the best line... the rest felt tinted... if that's what you are than you don't feel the urge to say it... self absorbed is not only considering yourself, it's 'being all that you can be' and rest in peace my homies, peace of mind so i'd hate to think that i'd boast about myself, it's a facade to get over on yourself

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      Holly Jackson 6 years ago from England, UK.

      Awesome, really uplifting and well written! LFx

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      Amy 6 years ago from Chicago

      thanks poetvix, it was one of those moods that struck me. i'm sure you know how it is. glad you liked it, thanks for the comment.

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      poetvix 6 years ago from Gone from Texas but still in the south. Surrounded by God's country.

      You go girl! Love the can do attitude.