Sunday, October 6, 2013

Saturday October 5, 2013 Sunday Wordle #129



Secrets of a Clever Gambler

Take a chance
Place your bet
Clever gambler
That you are

Streets swept clean
Apples ripe on the tree
Stars blink bright
Flesh raw 
Men that are not free

Fill the basket
Put away the saw
Shake hands
Work together
Build a nest
Of flesh and bone

Throw the dice
Count the dots
On ivory
Black on white
Take a chance
Place your bet
Clever gambler
That you are


Prompt:  chance, nest, secret, clever, swept, ripe, 
blinked, stars, basket, flesh, saw, hand

9 comments:

brenda w said...

"Men that are not free" says a great deal about these gamblers. Well-penned, Annell.

Laurie Kolp said...

I never would have thought of gambling... how creative you are, Annell!

Dr. Pearl Ketover Prilik (PKP) said...

Yes, so very creative and the repetition mirrors the throw of dice - Wonderful :)

Brian Miller said...

life is a gamble and a chance...there is inherent risk to it...
but hopefully the gamble s on community and working together...

Sabra Bowers said...

I like that you begin and end with the same lines. It gives a rhythm to your poem.

Jae Rose said...

There is a change of style in this piece which gets right to the double six..but still leaves me thinking of who is the gambler..

daphnepurpus said...

Well done! I too like the symmetry with the repetition of the beginning and the end.

Stacy Lynn said...

build a nest of flesh and bone...such an amazing, powerful visual! lovely work!

stacy lynn mar
http://warningthestars.blogspot.com/

hyperCRYPTICal said...

A clever write! Love it!
Anna :o]