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One unique pawn on top of common pawns

Filed Under , on September 2nd, 2017

Pawned Irish

By Seth Kabala

I looked up to the right
I looked up with my might
I looked up with my interest growing

And just what did I see?
Oh, my Lord, could it be?
Just an Irishman practicing throwing

Not just anyone, see
And it sure won’t be free
But if you’ve got the right kind of money

You can see all his stuff
And be sure it ain’t fluff
When he struts in the ring face all sunny

All the hype will be grand
In that faraway land
Of Las Vegas Sin City red glowing

They’ll be girls in g-strings
Wondrous tiny small things
Bearing signs of forthcoming blow showing

This a favor? Oh, yes
For the girl in the dress
Who is down on her luck and her future

Line up the angel dust
Exultation of lust
Before long fine skin will need a suture

Be sure you don’t stray long
The workouts last a song
And the fighters retreat to their corners

Spitting buckets of chum
Anything but yum, yum
Then the action resumes and the mourners

There can be only one
Champion who’s undone
When the last bell rings out its vibration

All the preparation
All the sex and the fun
Will result in a most grateful nation

Everyone wins this duel
Full of farcical fuel
Of much bloviation and small postures

These figures think they’re grand
Rightful kings of the land
They are pawns in a game full of cost curves

The promoter has game
He cares not for the fame
The accouterments offered on station

His position is here
Future outlook is clear
Daily life is a constant vacation

Bring your wallets and bucks
And your don’t give a fucks
To the fight of the century billing

It will surely complete
Fantasies sans heartbeat
Pony up now all those who are willing

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Seth Kabala

About: Seth Kabala
Seth is an entrepreneur, writer, musician, family man, and juggler of balls--big ones. He lives with his wife and three children in Portland, OR.

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