Isam Hussain

(8-12-1938 / Iraq)

Poems of Isam Hussain

1. A Game of Bridge 5/16/2013
2. A Momement To Remember 5/16/2013
3. A Painting of Modern Art 5/16/2013
4. A Play Called 'The Coming of Day' 5/16/2013
5. A Silly Poem 5/16/2013
6. All will be Well 5/16/2013
7. Answered Prayer 6/10/2013
8. Autumn 5/16/2013
9. Autumn Leaves 5/16/2013
10. Backwards To The Future 5/17/2013
11. Belief and Unbelief 5/17/2013
12. Breaking Free is Hard to Do 5/17/2013
13. Caged 5/17/2013
14. Calvi In Corsica 5/17/2013
15. Changing Places 5/17/2013
16. Christmas - The Lost Hope 5/17/2013
17. Christmas Day 5/17/2013
18. Colours and Shades 5/17/2013
19. Dalliance 5/17/2013
20. Even Angels Grow Old and Forgetful 5/17/2013

A Game of Bridge

The pack is shuffled and cut,
the dealer gives each his lot.
I sense Hope welling up within,
whispering, “It is your turn to win”.

I pick up my allotted share,
expecting a set good and fair;
a hand I can play with flair.
My Hope is dashed, I despair.

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