What Do You Think Becky (Bussokusekika)

Edwin Tanguma 1966 (CA)

What Do You Think Dear Becky   (Bussokusekika)

Its not every day
A joker’s pulled from the deck
And all cards he’s laid
Are pulled and liquidated
Were you distracting to me
What do you think dear Becky

Edwin Tanguma   Aka   Dagesh   12/09/2023

About this poem

Usually death is the only thing that pulls a joker from the deck…And nobody mentions it to the rest at the table…It is usually unspoken…The deck is tossed and a new deck with a new joker takes the helm…Only the joker knows which card he will become in the play dependent upon each individual situation presented…In a way it truly is a bittersweet symphony of sorts…How much depends upon the jokers knowledge of the lay???Insanity does not even come close to describing the gain of a trillion or the loss of a billion in milliseconds…Yes we now have AI…But even AI will never replace a living joker in real time…As far as I know…I am the first and possibly the last known joker to voluntarily withdraw from the field of play…

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Written on December 09, 2023

Submitted by EdwinRayTanguma on December 09, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 251
Words 46
Stanzas 3
Stanza Lengths 1, 6, 1

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  • RyanBlackborough
    You clearly amuse yourself and seemingly walk that fine line. You don't really find many people on your level do you. Does that disappoint you? It seems you've come to terms with it but it has to be somewhat lonely. Not to be rude in anyway. I'm just wondering how you view people and don't say from aloft. 
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    • RyanBlackborough
      in any way* that should have been. There should be an edit button. To clarify I'm not taking shots at you.
      LikeReply2 months ago
    • EdwinRayTanguma
      I haven’t a clue…
      LikeReply2 months ago
    • EdwinRayTanguma
      Not at all…
      LikeReply2 months ago
    • EdwinRayTanguma
      “Once a woman turns against you forget it…etc etc etc…”
      LikeReply2 months ago
    • RyanBlackborough
      More of a clue than most I would believe. You really do remind me quite a lot of my friend. That answer is vague enough to have some question what you're evading. Yet just coy enough to say, some of it is correct. That's some very well played baiting. It's good to meet you. 
      LikeReply2 months ago
    • RyanBlackborough
      depends on the woman... and the man.
      LikeReply2 months ago
    • EdwinRayTanguma
      It’s a pleasure to meet you as well…Stranger…
      LikeReply2 months ago


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