Friday, 14 September 2012

Cincinnati Kid

                                          The game, like an endless circling bird, moved with a slow inexorable pace toward the center pot of money that grew magically with each dealt hand. Revolving hands of cards accompanied with a musical comment of silver upon silver tossed into the center of the table as the chant was heard, so soft as to be a litany calling, on ghostly assistance and deliverance.

The Cincinnati Kid
Richard Jessup

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