One Armed Bandit

One Armed Bandit

A Chapter by Dave Brown



At the Deadbeat Casino

The slot machines were howlin

With Betty McGee and Filbert McFolly

Both inside real scowlin


The one-armed bandit was killin

And their resources were badly hurtin

As their last dollar was set to disappear

With a hold-up they started flirtin


The cashier was by the open door

They considered a grab and run

Then return to the Deadbeat another day

For more one-armed fun                    


But Betty was aged one hundred and one   

And Filbert too damn much more

Makin a hold-up type thingy too slo mo

Bout which both Betty and Filbet swore


With a look of resignation

And a last hope to stop wheels spinning

Old Betty pulled the leaver down

And out flowed atona winning


They're down in Vegas now

And that one armed-bandit's got'em broke

Old Betty’s got one more pull to go

Will they win or will she croak



© 2020 Dave Brown

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I too think of Bonnie and Clyde when I read this, this is really good.

Posted 1 Month Ago

Dave Brown

1 Month Ago

Unfortunately they didn't get to live quite this long but they made for a better movie
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An old time version of Bonnie and Clyde. This was much more enjoyable Dave. Have a great day.


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Dave Brown

1 Month Ago

&U2 although I guess UR fast asleep
Christine Anne Shaw

1 Month Ago

Nope still awake though in bed and in my Jim Jams :)
Dave Brown

1 Month Ago

( : )
I love your very witty endings. They pack a ton of smiles in the punch line.
Nice tale! (Ballad?)

Posted 1 Month Ago

Dave Brown

1 Month Ago

very funny A Papaya
Think I have already bombed in that area
Lovely 2C your bright shi.. read more

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Added on September 24, 2020
Last Updated on September 27, 2020

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