I am a gambler (On Tap #1)

I am a gambler (On Tap #1)

A Poem by Inkcognito
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Hair of the Dog Group challenge: Tap 1

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I am not a writer
nor a poet
or an artist
I am merely a
lost soul
gambling with
words
stories
sentences
mere scribbles
on sheets of paper

 

Sometimes
the gamble pays off
rendering me rich with joy
pride and satisfaction
sometimes it does not
and I remain feeling lost
disappointed and thoroughly
cheated


 

© 2011 Inkcognito


Author's Note

Inkcognito
For the Hair of the Dog group challenge
An addiction to the gamble with words...? Does that even count?

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NOPE.... doesn't count. You put too much hard work into your writings for us to consider it gambling. What you do deserves it's reward. Rewards from gambling happen randomly. Yours, my dear, is a talent.

Posted 8 Years Ago


haha nicely done...this reminds me of me I consider myself a chemist mixing words to create new formulas...love it!

Posted 8 Years Ago


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I totally understand - great analogy with gambling..now I understand why I am so poor....LOL

Posted 8 Years Ago


I think thats a great twist on the addiction theme, and it worked well, for dont we all gamble with words, cast them down like a fisherman throws his net, hoping for a great catch.

Posted 8 Years Ago


You just need to gamble right :) ... which mostly you do !

Posted 8 Years Ago


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i get this... just putting "it" out there, wondering how the universe will respond, or if the universe will even notice, a test of personal force... and connections (?). very well said.

zig

Posted 8 Years Ago


Absolutely! Gambling is an addiction too! This is great work...I'd tell you a secret if you promised not to tell...but I know how much of a writer you are and everyone would know in no time...ok...I'll tell you, gosh I couldn't hold back forever!!! I feel so much this way so much of the time. I feel like I'm no good, amatureish, and so underdeveloped that I might as well just be pulling words from a hat and putting them on paper.

Here's to keeping the winning streak up! Now put this in the contest and order up a drink with Mabel!

Posted 8 Years Ago


your a Poet , me'thinks you choose your words a little more carefully than picking them from a hat .. and as for lost souls , well ..

Posted 8 Years Ago


I think this gamble just paid off... enjoyable little ditty..

Posted 8 Years Ago


i love the rhyme in this piece - excellent. can so identify with the throw of that dice!

Posted 8 Years Ago



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I am no master of poetry nor an accomplished writer, simply a dreamer stringing together some words. I hope that you will enjoy the read. Your reviews and feedback will be much appreciated -thank .. more..

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