52 pieces

Straight and flat- Oh deck of Cards,
Your 52 pieces determine my fate,
A hierarchy rules your world.

With each turn, value revealed,
A different meaning for some,
No written rules, with no set path.

Bleak and simple, yet amusing,
Hours and hours spent with you,
Always changing, never a pattern.

Luck and chance, you impress on others,
Picking favorites, only one can win,
You wait, motionless, awaiting the game,
Your turn, my turn, the game begins.





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Kestrel This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 13, 2012 at 4:25 pm
I like it! You did a great job, poetically and I love the subject. My friends call me a bit of a card shark...I'm really good at card tricks. By the way, are you taking spanish? Because if you live in Amissville and go to the school I guessing you do, my mom would be your teacher, haha. :)
 
TwasBrilling said...
Aug. 8, 2011 at 10:16 am
This is great! ...so creatively written!
 
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