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Superpowers

“Hey”

“Hey”

“What’s your superpower?”

“Eh?”

“Your superpower. What is it?”

“Oh. Well, if I concentrate really *really* hard I can create an even more intense level of personal discomfort. What’s yours?”

“I have the power to make the news both horrible *and* distressing. Every time a new nightmare.”

“Neat. Let’s have a cup of dreams.”

“You’re on.”

 

 

Hard Graft

The surgeon had been awake for days. Looking down at the patient’s tattered face, he grimaced. This would need more than a regular skin graft.
He saw a twitch on the patient’s face. A faint mumble, and then a scream.
“Please Lord, do not forsake me!”