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  • Gary Hunter

Playing the Game - July 8, 2020

I can’t see any clear strategy

to this game of life

my pieces move around the board

not looking for checkmate

a winning score or even being

the first to finish

that being of course

the dumbest of tactics

so I just play and try to

cut down on the stupid mistakes

that kick me back a few spaces

or worse

cause me to lose a turn or two

and miss out on some adventure

my friends will rave about later


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