Shifu Mendez

I call him Shifu

As he is my instructor.

And yet, he is much more than that.

He is my inspiration,

And my motivator.

He is my biggest fan,

And my second father.

He is my favourite teacher,

And my favourite black belt.

He is the reason why I am where I am today.

 

This poem is about: 
My family
My community

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