Wallace Dean LaBenne

You Could Win And Still Lose

Professor, therapist, author and poet.






You could win on a Wall Street.
You could lose your claim.
You could win in a heart beat. You could lose your game.

You could win on a sham guise.
You could lose your grace.
You could win in a door prize. You could lose your face.

You could win on a brain trust.
You could lose your mind.
You could win in a grand lust. You could lose your find.

You could win on a sure thing.
You could lose your pluck.
You could win on a fond fling. You could lose your luck.

You could win on a good pose.
You could lose your bloom.
You could win by a bare nose. You could lose your boom.

You could win on a wind flute.
You could lose your fife.
You could win on a law suit. You could lose your life.

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