Ruby Honeytip

(1970)

Amuséd and Unbuttoned


Our cards are on the table,
All my Aces are face down,
My Poker Face practised, perfect,
In for a penny or a pound?

Now the sweat beads at my temple,
I've misused my Aces High,
By sneaking one off the table,
And pressing it to my thigh.

I am not a cheat by nature,
I would win if I showed my hand,
But unveiling what's deliciously hidden,
Was always part of my plan.

You've got me where you want me,
I unbutton and strip without pause,
'A game well played' you whisper,
'I'll show you mine, since you showed me yours'

........

© 2012

Submitted: Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Edited: Monday, November 19, 2012

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