2017 Day 20 – Coup En Passant

Josephine,
Queen of Hearts.
Peter,
Misfit singleton.
One club.
An opening bid,
Signalling,
A positive response,
A squeeze –
Approach-forcing –
Avoidance play.
Change of suit,
Lead through strength,
Lead up to weakness.
Deep finesse.
One diamond.
Two hearts.
Grand Slam.

 

Notes: The prompt was to write a poem that incorporates the vocabulary and imagery of a specific sport or game. I spent a number of my formative years playing bridge…

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