Thursday, July 3, 2014

A Game of Chance



patience
circular  time 
my  hand  reaches  for  you
travelers in the  game  of  life 
we  meet

A Game of Patience, 1937, Meredith Frampton


waiting  
forbidden fruit
in the  garden  we  touch
 embracing  in a  ring of  time   

cards fall


posted for Magpie Tales 
#226
two cinquains

28 comments:

  1. I love the notion of circular time and travelers in the game of life......

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    1. Good Morning my friend,

      travelers in circles of time..discovering new aspects of life..

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  2. Ah yes! But would we have it any other way!

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    1. Probably not..thanks for visiting..

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  3. Got to be careful of that "forbidden fruit." Nice take on the prompt!

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    1. Sometimes one has to take chances..but, perhaps use care..

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  4. And the cards fall as they may!

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    1. Ah, that is very true as life is often a game of chance..

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  5. Circles within the circles created within the ring of time.

    Thank you for these thoughtful prose.

    Gary

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    1. The never ending circles ..circles within circles...

      Thank you for visiting..

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  6. "Cards fall", indeed! I enjoyed this.

    Thanks for coming by. Have a bang up fourth.

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    1. Gail you are welcome I just adore that rock pond of yours..so peaceful..

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  7. Like that last line on the second one.

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    1. Let the cards fall I say...

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  8. The cards are dealt and finally the jackpot is reached, the touch of two and the correct cards are now in view.

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    1. The cards are dealt waiting for fate..

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  9. The cards certainly fell in the garden...

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    1. desire - sweet temptation..

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  10. Ohh, delicious! We have a brand of apples over here called 'Golden Delicious' - this reminds me of the,!

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    1. Oh, I know of those Golden Delicious apples..nice and crisp ..

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  11. Beautiful triptych, Trudessa! So much succinctly said. I'm in awe, and if truthful, I have to admit I'm a little intimidated by the power of poets! Happy 4th!

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    1. Thanks for the nice message and Happy 4th wishes..I hope you have a nice weekend.

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  12. wow this may be the furthest i have been down you list...ha...
    the second one really gets the story going for me...and adds mystery as well...a bit of danger...the cards falling is a great last line...

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    1. Haha that is true you are usually at least 1st or 2nd to comment but, that is ok ..it is always good to see you here. Enjoy your weekend.

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  13. good to reach the traveler and travel not alone...~ the second one - ah, we affect others, whatever we're doing - waiting or acting, we always choose...~ nice verses

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    1. thank you humbird..a fun challenge..

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