so you think you can win me

with a sweaty roll of dice

that I’m a bet to be waged

on a warm summer’s night

that I am your door prize

or a stack of cold cash

who will wait until

you call me to come back

to throw whatever remnants

you’ve got left in your hands

that I’ll take half-assed attempts

at my rare heart’s passion

your pathetic pass

gambling on my love

I’m worth more than that

so pony up or run

~ Emily C.



This is in response to a tag for “roll the dice” by a friend on Instagram.


14 thoughts on “Gambler

      1. Was just reading it! Thank you so much. Will get back to you tomorrow. Thank you for your support and your friendship, it means a great deal. Sweet dreams. 🦋😊

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