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Fifty-Two Pick up

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Below is the poem entitled Fifty-Two Pick up which was written by poet Robert Heemstra. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Fifty-Two Pick up

fifty-two pick up
a game Dad taught us
picking up all cards
hearts diamonds clubs spades
ace of spades right here
Bonnie an ace
there’s a card there
they’re all over
picking up cards

me and sis
Dad dropped them
now we know

up is


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  1. Date: 3/5/2013 9:57:00 AM
    I remember teaching my little sister this game... haha!! thanks for the memory =)

  1. Date: 2/10/2013 3:19:00 PM
    Well I fell for this and snipe hunting once too...very cute poem

    Heemstra Avatar Robert Heemstra
    Date: 2/10/2013 6:38:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Donna since I'm always playing cards on the computer, thats when I was reminded of 52 pick up.
  1. Date: 2/10/2013 2:55:00 PM
    We fell for it once as Fun read.