Standing toe to toe with her
the rounds have all been
scored and counted.
Eyes up into eyes this time
she squares her opponent up.
She figures he’s an easy mark
simply lull him to trust again,
there’s no way he’d fall for it.
For a while, they danced around
making promises of taking it easy.
Slowly, to the center of the ring he went
surely he’d never see it coming
with lightening fast speed
it was all over The knockout.
In his daze he remembered
she had already set eyes
on yet another opponent.
Something about needing the next fight.
He already knew
there would be no real way
of getting out of the ring unscathed.
Eventually, the effects would ease
the headaches would get further
and further away from him.
With scorecards counted and tabulated
came this big voiced announcer
“Ladies and gentlemen
we have a unanimous winner.”
With the crowd wildly cheering
hope laid in her future.
With frenzied joyful excitement,
the victor was led away on shoulders.
It wasn’t until things had settled
the ring had long been but forgotten
who had truly won
when it came right down to it?
The undisputed champion?
I think not.
all punch drunk from love.
Still unable to use the words
that made her so masterful.
She’ll go in search
for her next great opponent
leaving this one
like it meant nothing to her.