Treasure Island

Isam Hussain

(8-12-1938 / Iraq)

Poems of Isam Hussain

41. In Praise of Poets 5/20/2013
42. IVF Children 5/20/2013
43. King Winter 5/21/2013
44. Lanchester 5/20/2013
45. Land and Sea 5/20/2013
46. Last Request 5/20/2013
47. Lent 5/20/2013
48. Light a Candle for Iraq Today 5/20/2013
49. Linda (an acrostic poem) 5/20/2013
50. Linda's 58th Birthday 5/20/2013
51. London (1957 - 2010) 5/20/2013
52. Mary, Mother of Joy and Sorrow 5/20/2013
53. Massacre of the Innocents (Baslan) 5/20/2013
54. Mental Block 5/20/2013
55. Must it Always be so? 5/20/2013
56. My First Drink in a Pub (1957) 5/20/2013
57. My Patricia 5/20/2013
58. No Action Replay 5/20/2013
59. Nothing New Under The Sun 5/20/2013
60. Now Is The Time 5/20/2013

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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