Click!

Click. The cage shuts. Now, you’re locked on your target.

He has the same starved look; one could ascertain

The bell sounds, corner call combos in argot;

Both are snarling—ready—to bring the pain.

A frenzy ensues, no feeling out process;

Fighting’s a sport; it’s also life and death chess.

Maybe it’s strange for warrior women and men

Choose amplified rushes again and again.

Prompted from MMA Storytime’s Rispetto Poetry Prompt Challenge at: https://mmastorytime.com/2020/11/25/mma-storytimes-rispetto-poetry-prompt-challenge-31/.

Prompted from Ragtag Daily Prompt at: https://ragtagcommunity.wordpress.com/2020/11/27/rdp-friday-ascertain/.

Prompted from Your Daily Word Prompt at: https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2020/11/27/your-daily-word-prompt-amplify-ydwordprompt-november-27-2020/.

Prompted from Word of the Day Challenge at: https://wordofthedaychallenge.wordpress.com/2020/11/27/frenzy/.

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