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....“The Title ^Fight”....

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....“The Title ^Fight”....


Leaning against the ropes, eyes swollen half closed

Its been a long fight....

Blood dripping from a dislocated jaw

Body beaten and bruised; taking a few more blows

Crowd screaming; colourful figures; cloudy sight?!

Knocked down a few times but, not counted out yet

Not yet; still standing to catch a second wind.... ~

My foe is fierce and relentless, the best in the world

This worlds, undisputed heavyweight champ

At least over most of Humanity; never lost a fight to the faithless!?

Been the prince of his ring for thousands of years....

Almost had them carry me out; flat upon my back, in the early rounds

Until the undefeated “One,” showed up and volunteered to become

“My Corner ^Man.” ~

Been doing somewhat fair since yet, still, a tad bit fuzzy in my head....

Absorbing blows amid a fight like this but, I Am, still standing

And I get my punches in also; sometimes, I even win a round or two?!

My corner Man said; “The Real Champ.” ~

"Just wait for the right time, he'll open up, and when he does

Then, put him on his back; hit him with a left and a quick right

Another left another right and then, use your cut....

....I promise you, I shall gladly count him out, for you ~

Just hang on, we've got him, right, where, we want him!?"


              ....“The Title ^Fight”....

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  1. Date: 3/15/2013 6:54:00 AM
    John - I am new here so have only just read what could only be said a testimony for us all I was engrossed all the way through thank you for this is so true but so glad "the real champ" is on our side

  1. Date: 11/27/2012 7:56:00 PM
    Yes, we're so grateful that, "The Real Champ" is always in our corner, propping us up, round after round; minute by minute... we only fall when we try to do it on our own, forgetting that the opponent is ruthless. Thanks for sharing this; you wrote it last year sometime, but it'll always be relevant! God bless you, always. Much love, annalise

  1. Date: 6/13/2011 10:05:00 PM
    Dear John, thank you for your comment. It made me smile to know someone had remembered my verse. Well I am back now expressing my soul. I am glad to have come upon this poem. I will fight back with all my heart. -Always Alley

  1. Date: 6/11/2011 9:54:00 AM
    i loved being taken away in your poem,,,so very enjoyable......thank you..

  1. Date: 6/10/2011 10:21:00 PM
    Quite an interesting write John.. This could be a fight between good and evil also..

  1. Date: 6/10/2011 4:19:00 PM
    Hello John, how are you? As for me here reading the wonderful way you have me captivated with your writes. Even the deep ones. A very hard fall ,, one must hang on to every will... thanks for sharing,..p.d.

    Rhinem Avatar John Rhinem
    Date: 6/10/2011 5:06:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Smile ~ “Thanks ~ Glad You Enjoyed It My Dear ~ Thought You Would ~ Smile ~ And Yesss, We Must Always Hold On Unto ~ `The Hand of The Glorious & Majestical Potter.` ~ My Love to `You Always,`” Me!:) ~
  1. Date: 6/10/2011 2:41:00 PM
    Interesting work..Opens one's imagination as to who this is..Enjoyed reading all the blood and gore..Thanks for the kind review of my work..Sara

    Rhinem Avatar John Rhinem
    Date: 6/10/2011 5:10:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Smile ~ “Yesss Sweeet Sara, I Had A Feeling That You Would Enjoy The Blood & Gore ~ Smile ~ Perhaps You Like A Tad Bit More ~ Smile ~ `Love, Always,`” Me!:) ~
  1. Date: 6/8/2011 8:55:00 PM
    The fight of life never ends,and we can't win it alone,we need family,friends,support to keep going strong...intense thoughts JOHN!C.C