The Boxer

October 9, 2011
By Dackary SILVER, Jacksonville, Florida
Dackary SILVER, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
"And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country." - Former president John F. Kennedy


Cold punch cuts.
Blow grazes.
Digs in.
Ringlets of flamed
sparks shoot
through his arm
in spears.
Still he fights
fury life spits
from its foul
mouth.
Fists curl
and fingernails
bite insides of gloves.
Crush.
The shadow slides
down the ropes
and only he
Stands.

The author's comments:
I wrote this piece in junior poetry class. I go to a School of The Arts in Florida where I major in creative writing.

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