• Gary Hunter

When the Winner is the Loser - May 26, 2021

I couldn’t watch

you got in way too close

forgot your usual defenses

fought like a drunken punching bag

all smiles after each blow


Last night you got pummeled

bruised and beaten badly by love

just mark my words someday

you’re gonna get knocked

through the ropes and never

again have to get up and face

this hard-hitting world

all alone

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