Fight. by Max Sparber

Get your fists up
he says,
weaving and
spreading arms
breath hot
and face wet
and so this is it
this is what a bar fight
is like?
All his friends saying
come on, Mike
jeez, Mike
you're gonna get us kicked out
you know
and out they go
shouting jeez
mike jeez!

Max Sparber is a poet and author from Minneapolis. His poetry has appeared in such diverse publications as Modern Drunkard Magazine, Cowboy Poetry Press, The Poet’s Republic, and Visual Verse.