Deck of Cards

play me right

choose me wisely

I could be one of two colors

but today I am black

am I spade?

am I heart?

I can never say

for this is an unpredictable


caress my crisp edges

kiss them

admire them


press them

against your neck

and then

watch as

I change colors

I’m no longer

a black card


your blood

stained me with red

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