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you build high your dreams with these card houses as you stack them against walls yet your eyes are closed to life, so how can you see what it is you hold? you think you hold all the aces in those battered fists of yours? (be careful of the winds) they may come tumbling down care to gamble, take a chance? I can tell you before you place your bet the deck's not full it never really is it's just a game nothing more nothing less and you can never win go ahead ante up the stakes are high when the pots full of fire just be careful of the winds they may huff and puff and blow your house down it was never balanced anyhow you just never saw

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Date: 2/5/2020 7:11:00 AM
Wow, this one is not only deep and thought provoking but a new one for me. I wondered how I missed it but looking below, this was posted in 2014. Wow again, congrats on your placement and thank you for entering this because if not I may have never seen this
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Sandra Adams
Date: 2/5/2020 10:19:00 AM
Thank you Chris...I am glad you stumbled upon it this morning thank you for taking the time to read and comment on it...I have some powerful ones here and there... hugs
Date: 2/4/2020 4:22:00 AM
Sandy congrats on your /bf place girl! You rock!;)
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Sandra Adams
Date: 2/4/2020 6:50:00 PM
Thank you so much Brenda... :) hugs
Date: 2/14/2016 10:51:00 PM
(be careful of the winds) ... how delicate are the games we play, and how quick they come tumbling down! This extended metaphor is well played out, and you're ending lines suggest something a lot deeper than what you're letting on. Captivating.
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Date: 1/30/2016 2:08:00 PM
oh , SANDRa, there you ARE. Where oh where have you been?? I have not heard from you in so long. Please can you shoot e off a soupmail or hotmail or something and let me know how you are doing?
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Date: 1/30/2016 12:56:00 PM
Life is a gamble, much like blackjack....one more hit can leave you busted like that....then there are guys who are easily drawn to poker....either a straight flush or a full house, one has to be the folder....Life itself is the gamble because we know not what may come....I applaud you for your words Sandra, their inspiration is strong....I Love this....;)
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Date: 10/4/2015 4:37:00 PM
Hi Sandra, miss seeing you around here. You have a wonderful personality. Stopping by to say hi, and offer birthday wishes all over again. Happy Birthday, Sandra.... Always SKAT
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Date: 7/25/2015 5:56:00 AM
I really dig this piece. It's really thought provoking and interesting:) always, Laura
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Date: 7/5/2015 2:42:00 AM
Hi Sandra, :) Wonderful poem, I enjoyed dropping by. Love SKAT
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Date: 4/15/2015 12:30:00 AM
Wow creative metaphor and analogy poem. Makes us compare life to a house of cards and how it can collapse like them yes.As destiny plays our cards. Sometimes right at times we r in trouble. Kudos. Great to read u again.
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Date: 1/11/2015 5:38:00 PM
Dear Sandra, I can tell just by reading this poem, your style is what I remember and love most about your writing. I believe you were a favorite at PFT. You may return anytime. Just let me know. I miss you and your awesome poetry. I hope this finds you well and happy. Hugs, Connie
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Date: 12/24/2014 12:11:00 PM
came here to say Merry Christmas to one of my all time favorite poets. sure wish you would write and post again. Love ya, andrea
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Date: 10/27/2014 4:02:00 PM
beautifully painted piece sandra
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Date: 9/24/2014 5:28:00 PM
I second Andrea's comment! Please send Soup Mail...
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Date: 8/6/2014 12:40:00 PM
I've never read you before now, and what a great place to start here at this house of cards!
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Date: 7/19/2014 9:58:00 PM
Just here to say . MISS YOU..... WRITE something!!!
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Date: 5/21/2014 1:47:00 AM
an exceptional piece. Well penned. Enjoyed reading it . Tfs
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Date: 5/17/2014 7:15:00 AM
Very powerful and expressive! You show strength of character! very much enjoyed. // paul
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Date: 5/11/2014 3:41:00 PM
Good incisive write Sandra..
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Date: 5/8/2014 9:56:00 PM
Very insightful one, Sandra. Glad to see you back here in top form!!! It's REALLY good because I have missed you here.
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Date: 5/8/2014 10:59:00 AM
wow the imagery in this poetry... I love your thinking... your style the process.. a true artist you a re.. Brooke
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Date: 5/7/2014 6:33:00 PM
I love how your mind works. What an exceptional piece. Not surprising I expect nothing less from you. Bravo.
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Date: 5/6/2014 11:57:00 AM
I'm thrilled by the taunt from the spirit of your game, my victory arrives in the kiss of playing the game. " When the pot is full of fire..." see what you need to see. This is an exciting write, love the attitude Sandra. J.A.B.
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Date: 5/3/2014 1:40:00 PM
Hi Sandra, Powerful and exceptional write! WOW! Brilliant simply brilliant! Thanks so much for sharing this great write with us here:~) Peace, Deborah
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Date: 5/3/2014 1:22:00 PM
Love you visual in this write great lines and perfect expressivism great job te and it's a enjoyed this write it's so truthful to life. nice job cheri
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Date: 5/3/2014 1:34:00 AM
Hi Sandra. Let me be the first to say, this is a very good poem. Artfully crafted; skillfully written--and a pleasure to read. Kudos. Luv the ending...you just never saw. Says so much with so few words. That's poetry: economy of language. Hugs :) Mel
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