Friday, June 10, 2011

Are we ‘Game?’


















Are we all just players in some fantastic game?
Too far left we lose, too far right we lose;
seems it’s better to pretend that we are the same.

  Only those who plan three moves ahead will ever win--
  The rest pick up the pieces, and start the game again.

© Ginny Brannan June 2011
Image courtesy Magpie Tales: Sowa King

Sharing at Magpie Tales  #86


7 comments:

  1. I just browsed through some of your archives. It's really nice to find someone who appreciates the formal forms.

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  2. Hmm. Three steps ahead? But will they be able to respond to life's curve balls... And they will come!

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  3. def better to think ahead, look ahead...live in the moment but keep an eye on the horizon...and we will all lose at lose point so keep picking up the pieces...

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  4. Love how you used/played the King ....

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  5. this is remarkable.

    we are players indeed.

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  6. Interesting association of ideas with the prompt picture and the chess piece. Checkmate to you, I'd say!

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