Writers’ Blokke
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Writers’ Blokke

Perseverance and Broken Boards

You succeed if you don’t give up

Image copyright the author — Red belt, spinning hook kick

I have a box full of broken boards. Some of those boards have blood on them. For years and years, I persevered, until I didn’t. On that day I failed.

The boards are wrapped in lengths of cloth. I fought for those bits of cloth, I bled for them. Those bits of cloth are my belts. White, orange, green stripe, green, blue stripe, blue…

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