September 22, 2008
By Megan Hofschulte, Wauwatosa, WI

Solitaire, a lonely game
The loneliest of them all
Happens to be the only game
I’ve played since you’ve been gone.

Queens have Kings
Jack has the Joker
But I have neither a lover nor companion
Since you’ve been gone.

Clubs and Diamonds
Are the most I’ve seen
Since you drove that spade through my heart
And left me bleeding the memories of lost love.

My life has become a card game.
The loneliest of them all.
So, please, just tell me this:
Will you deal next?

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samanfu3 said...
on Dec. 29 2008 at 7:45 pm
I really like the way you approached love, with a card game. Very original. c:


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