Poems

The Knight in Rusty Armor

It’s commencement day I’m tasked to go at it alone As a token of my progress They gave me armor like stone. It shines bright in the sun And clinks and clanks with every move, Not a blemish to be seen It appears I have much to prove. The first great struggle It wasn’t that […]

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When I Reflect

When I reflect upon my life On my brightest and darkest days The times accompanied with strife Served me more than times of praise. When I reflect upon my mind And all the things that I have learned It seems my growth is largely confined To the moments my scars were earned. When I reflect […]

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Friend

Friend By Chris Matakas Our God must favor me to send A man of which I can depend, To see the way in which you’ve grown A will so strong the fates must bend.

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High Atop your Gilded Throne- Poem

High atop your gilded throne Basking in the summer sun, Enjoy your time in the light For it will soon be done. Days pass beyond our grasp Months tear away like sheets of paper, Your beauty changes with the season And my emotions solemnly taper.

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A Poem for Jiu Jitsu

Seven short years ago I began a lover’s quarrel with Jiu Jitsu As my intentions waned too and fro I had no idea what this journey would amount to. I competed and fought I tore ligaments from finger to knee The greatest lesson this journey has taught Is I have the control to decide who […]

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