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Man Down

March 15, 2010
By hyperactivemayfly PLATINUM, Arlington Heights, Illinois
hyperactivemayfly PLATINUM, Arlington Heights, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"Un ange frappe a ma porte
Est-ce que je le laisse entrer
Ce n'est pas toujours ma faute
Si les choses sont cassées
Le diable frappe a ma porte
Il demande a me parler
Il y a en moi toujours l'autre
Attiré par le danger"

I lean over the table
ignoring the stares of those around me.
Grinning (recklessly)
With a glint in my eyes.
“So what?”
“You afraid?”
Drawn out, skepticism in a single syllable.
“I’m not scared, you know.”
“Then do it.”
Hands clasp,
Wrists lock
muscles bulge.
Bets fly.
Man down!
And I win the arm wrestling match.

The author's comments:
I really can't arm wrestle for my life, no upper body strength at all!! So I wrote this for my buff-ish friend.

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