Bring it already.

January 19, 2012
By ykmbhappy1 SILVER, McLean, Virginia
ykmbhappy1 SILVER, McLean, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
Don't worry about yesterday, enjoy today, and prepare for tomorrow.
- my grandfather


Scared?
Never.

I hear your name called,
I see your smirking face.
Yeah, I get it,
You’re captain.
You’re president.
You’re dictator.
Big deal.

I’ve seen how you act.
How you interact.
What other people think of you.
Are you capable
Of living up to your title?

Prove it.

I smell the challenge in the air.
I’m not scared.
I’m not disappointed.
I’m pumped full of adrenaline
And I’m not going down without a fight.

“Don’t embarrass yourself”?
Please.
When people immediately start talking
About what a crap leader you are
For other organizations,
You know you’ve got a problem.

I don’t care how many battles you win.
I don’t care how many punches you’re able to swing.
I could do this all day.
You want to try and get everything done?
Good luck.
I mean it.
You’ll need it.

You want to try and look like you’re in charge?
Fine.
Go ahead and wear that charcoal suit.
Wear that tie.
Strut around a little.
Hell, throw in a little America pin.
Just because.
I’m standing right behind you.
And I’m wearing heels.

You want to try and make me look bad?
Go ahead.
Try, to all the people I’ve helped.
To all the people who, yes, respect me.
To all the people who know
I beat you once.
You beat me once.
Game set and matched.
Matched evenly.
1-1.
1 = 1.

So you want to be captain?
Go right ahead.
I’m not scared.
I’m not shaking.
I’m standing steady
Unmoved
Ready to kick your a**.

Just tell me when you’re ready.

So yeah, congratulations.
See? I’m clapping for you.
Just don’t you dare get cocky
Because I’m ready.
Ready for you.
Ready to taste sweet victory
Or swallow bitter loss
But hungry nonetheless.

Bring it already.


The author's comments:
Don't get disappointed when you think you've lost; get thinking about how you're going to win.

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