we stand face to face

October 16, 2011
By ssuma SILVER, Teaneck, New Jersey
ssuma SILVER, Teaneck, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"the fundemental principal of the art of war is deception, when capable appear incompetent ,when active appear inactive ,when near appear distant ,when distant appear near ,use bait to lure them use confusion to take them (sun tzu)"


We stand face to face then the first one flies it’s his not mine with a twist of my hip my hand flies out knocking it out and foomp I’m off right under his arms my leg slams into his knocking him off balance I stand and punch he strikes back aiming for my eye I drop my knee down it flies over my head I see a chance to get ahead I reach out and take hold bringing him down and with a massive heave he sends me flying I resist the urge to start crying with a quick roll I’m up again I see a shot and kissshhh I shoot out and take it he comes again like a wild man a hulking giant smaller quicker I roll out of the way dancing around his massive strikes we stare off then he comes running and I’m out of the way my arms fly out and I take him out with a dthump he hits the pavement I took a risk and saw my goal and held it tightly I walk away stronger better knowing I am a fighter a survivor and a master of my technique

The author's comments:
another piece for creative writing which is an extended metaphor

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