Linda Studley

Can't Put the Pen Down…

The Cards You’re Dealt


With a steady hand
one can build a house of cards
from a deck of dreams.

But beware the breeze
of your own breath as you sigh
at its perfection

and the well placed dreams
slither down into a pile
of new potential.

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7 thoughts on “The Cards You’re Dealt

  1. Tony Crafter on said:

    Yes I agree with both comments; that first verse could stand alone as a quote in its own right. Fine work.

  2. Nice poetry! i loved the metaphoric touch in the third line. 🙂

  3. Very meaningful and beautiful ! 🙂

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