(This is in honor of Pokemon’s 20th Anniversary. 🙂 )
“Thunder crackles, strikes down from the sky
to attack the opponent, flying up high.
The opponent evades, count’ring with
a Slash of Air, a very near miss.
Next, a bladed leaf
slices through our opponent’s sheath,
leaving them open,
this one’s outcome leaves the foe mopin’.
The third starts within a mire;
my partner recoils, as it is fire.
The opponent shoots a gush of mud,
and my partner lands with a THUD.
Last, a foe of tremendous power
who grows in strength by the hour;
my nerves are slack, my faith is gone,
I do not have the ability to carry on.
But my partners gaze upon me,
wond’rous smiles I see,
then I spy what makes them grin,
the Victory that lies within
the rough, rocky edges of the precipice;
I need to stop so I can just pace
and think about a strategy
but also, what it’s about:
My partners and me.”
Artwork credit: http://serpentsshipmate.deviantart.com/art/Mt-Silver-159591759