Haiku: House of Cards

assorted tarot cards on table
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Touch this house of cards
Watch the whole charade come down
Who’s left with the prize?

copyright Francis Barker 2020

Tanka: Game of Cards

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So play your Trump Card
whether to praise or condemn
Take a look askance
beyond so called left and right
The joker always remains

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