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  • Gary Hunter

The Big Fight - April 24, 2023

Sunday afternoons around here

there’s always a boxing match


lazy vs. sleepy


no motivation matched up

against no energy


they face off in the ring

boxing gloves half-hanging

off their hands which droop

down at their sides


they look at each other

one decides on a strategy

yawns the other collapses

on a ten count


of course you know

someone threw the fight


and those snores

are a stained victory



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