The Boxing Lover

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic


I don't know what to say about this one.

Submitted: September 22, 2017

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I thought I could box,

But when I entered the ring,

I got a blow below the belt.

As quick as a fox,

I took a swing,

That even the audience felt.

 

The referee said, ''Not so low!

Another one and out you go!

No kissing on the cheeks!

This is not a contest for boxing freaks.''

 

I got a couple of jabs in,

But a right, staggered me some.

I came back, and gave one to his chin,

He said, ''Where did that come from?''

 

I heard the bell,

And I almost fell,

But I stayed on my feet,

And dizzily I went back to my seat.

 

In the next round

He laid flat on the floor.

Then I heard the sound,

Of the spectators calling out for more.

 

It was all over,

I defeated the 'boxing lover'.

His fans were in pain,

They will not watch him again.

 

 


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