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Printed from https://www.writing.com/main/view_item/item_id/2257942-Courting-Lady-Luck
by Rhyssa
Rated: 18+ · Poetry · Fantasy · #2257942
playing blackjack at a casino with all the luck in the world
I had my lucky cap on
and my lucky underwear.
I had my lucky chocolate cake,
sat in my lucky chair.

I played against my lucky dealer,
who'd been good to me.
The table was a lucky green,
I tapped my lucky knee.

Around me rumbled lucky noise
the clangs, the spins, the groans,
He dealt, we played, I hit, I stayed--
in my lucky zone.

I had my lucky twenty,
but the house had twenty-one.
I lost this hand. But I had luck,
so played again and won.

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