Richard Brautigan

(January 30, 1935 – September 14, 1984 / Tacoma, Washington)

Poker Star - Poem by Richard Brautigan

It’s a star that looks
like a poker game above
the mountains of eastern
Oregon.
There are three men playing.
They are all sheepherders.
One of them has two pair,
the others have nothing.


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Poem Submitted: Monday, April 5, 2010



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