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Yeah Write #23: Poker Face (#flashfiction)

couponpile

“Raise.  Organic Milk — $1.00 off — doubles on Mondays.”

“Damn.  I’m out.”

“Me too.”

“Bullshit. Call.”  A $3.00 Kaas gourmet cheese coupon floats upon the poker pot.  A collective gasp erupts.

“Is it?”

The hand reveals not.

“I’ve been robbed!”

“Doubles — your kryptonite.”

 

 

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6 comments on “Yeah Write #23: Poker Face (#flashfiction)

  1. celesteweissdorn
    February 3, 2016

    “Kaas gourmet cheese coupon floats upon the poker pot” – Was that worth nothing?! I would have taken it. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

    • Laissez Faire
      February 3, 2016

      It was the matching bet. the other person who raised in the first place just had a better hand 🙂

      Like

  2. livebysurprise
    February 3, 2016

    Poker is always rough when your opponent can bluff.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. livefromtimeout
    February 3, 2016

    Very clever! I like this! Micro stories really intrigue me.

    Liked by 1 person

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