Saturday, March 04, 2006


Standing inside the branches, looking up the trunk of the Magnolia in our backyard, I see it immediately: the climb-ability, the climb hither, of the tree.

I remember climbing trees at my grandmother's in northern Florida, remember looking down and feeling small, then looking out from the branches and feeling tall. I remember feeling invisible, and deep down there was something else, a sensation of hidden power, like maybe I was a

A fictional character who is noted for feats of courage and nobility, who usually has a colorful name and costume and abilities beyond those of normal human beings.
"superhero." Wikipedia. Wikipedia, 2005. 04 Mar. 2006.