Bid Whist

Vintage Words


He has it

I know he does.

My set card rests

in his muscular

male fingers.


She sits waiting

for his last offering,

face mute

as if a button

had pushed her

into quietness.


The partner,

in opposition to 

my fear of loss,

takes another sip

of very brown







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SSmoothie's picture

Ooh wonderful take on drawing

Ooh wonderful take on drawing out tension.  I feel the atmosphere , so thick it cuts only with a chainsaw!  Marvelous snippet! More please? 

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I Love Cards


spades and bid whist - gin rummy when I can get my grandson's fingers unglued from computer keypad - The world is a game and has so many players. - Suspense/tense was just what happened all by itself :D Happy New Annual Celebration - safety/health/wealth/and more poetry :D - slc




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very mysterious!!!! makes me wonder what happens next!!!

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We Won!




He was bluffing! My partner had the winning card, which explained the victory sip of bourbon. I love our Christmas Day game - add Florida Vacation at Disney game tonight with 13 family members playing rise and fly - weather 86 feels like 92 - loving missing Michigan's snows - Happy New One - yrpoempalinthesun - :D