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Poker Night

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Poker Night

The house is full of Kings and Queens.
For each other thrive on whats unseen.
While each of them believe their aces.
It boils down to stories on their faces.
Playing each hand as though its won,
before the round starts and the flop is done.
Can't you feel the twitch we see.
Tells us all that we should flee.
Your subtle gasp while placing chips so rough.
It is a sign of another weak bluff.
Those who stay await the turn
to look for the card to make others spurn.
The deck has fewer of what you need.
At this point the smart will concede.
Those who remain understand the odds.
The river may cause a curse of their god.
The hand is over now all is seen.
Did they read right the tells that were noticed by the keen.
Their house is full of Kings and Queens.
Only to lose to all the Aces, how mean!

DAMN YOU RIVER RAT!!!

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  1. Date: 12/14/2013 2:32:00 PM

    Way to go on the contest. Nice description of a tough to win game.

    Hapworth Avatar Adam Hapworth Date: 12/14/2013 10:49:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks David. Those are the kinds of hands that keep me playing :)
  1. Date: 12/13/2013 4:24:00 AM

    Congratulations Adam xx

    Hapworth Avatar Adam Hapworth Date: 12/13/2013 7:37:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Mandy :)
  1. Date: 12/13/2013 1:24:00 AM

    Congrats on your win Adam..i love this "The house is full of Kings and Queens."

  1. Date: 12/12/2013 8:01:00 PM

    Nice descriptions. Congrats, Adam!

    Hapworth Avatar Adam Hapworth Date: 12/12/2013 8:18:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you :)
  1. Date: 12/12/2013 7:58:00 PM

    Congrats on your win, Adam

    Hapworth Avatar Adam Hapworth Date: 12/12/2013 8:18:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Dr. Ram
  1. Date: 12/12/2013 1:56:00 PM

    congrats on your win!

    Hapworth Avatar Adam Hapworth Date: 12/12/2013 2:17:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you
  1. Date: 12/12/2013 12:10:00 PM

    All the poetry submitted was heartfelt. From love throughout life to love in the depths of death with reflections of nature. You are all deserving First Place Winners and I thank you for entering your favorites in my contest.

    Hapworth Avatar Adam Hapworth Date: 12/12/2013 1:29:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you for enjoying :)
  1. Date: 9/20/2013 8:54:00 PM

    cute and humorous poem. It gives the reader a reason to smile and chuckle. nice job

    Hapworth Avatar Adam Hapworth Date: 9/21/2013 6:33:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    My poker buddy was teasing me when I first started writing. He told me to write him a poem, so I did this in 20 min :)