Extraordinary

A great man once said " I will show you how great I am" he was an inspiration to all African Americans in a time showing there was more than being free

That man looked similar to me

But I am an extraordinary remarkable man

And many may wonder where my inspiration lies

Many may wonder why man such as I can strive

Well if you look into my eyes you will see

I have guts, determination, and glory like the greatest Muhammad Ali

To be the greatest, he sure set the bar real high

But I have a competitive spirit and I will surpass him... believe me there is no try

So if he can float like a butterfly and sting like a bee
THEN WATCH ME
If, even in the face of jail, this man can stand and fight
for that which he believes
THEN WATCH ME
If this man can stand toe to toe with Sunny Liston
when everyone says he’ll surely face defeat
THEN WATCH ME
If this man can cast away his name
and endure public scrutiny
THEN WATCH ME

I may have never wrestled an alligator or
done tussled with a whale.
I’ve never handcuffed lightening or
thrown thunder in jail.
And surely I’m not so mean
I’ve made medicine sick
But watch me!

Every time I face adversity
and "I know you got him picked,"
I'm going to roll up my sleeve and get down to the grit.
I won't let anything take away my moment to shine
I stand at the doorway of greatness

WATCH ME do something EXTRAORDINARY

-Jordan Hinton

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