Monday, March 21, 2011

To the Hilt


You're trapped in an alley with blackguards around you
And high-rank officials have schemed to confound you
Don't cry over milk that's already been spilt
just play it to the hilt
yes, play it to the hilt.

Your corporate scheme to gain fortune and wealth
Was crashed by a raider who worked it in stealth
It took many days for old Rome to be built
so play it to the hilt
yes, play it to the hilt.

Your budget for gaming has grown ever shorter
The pinball machine drinks down your last quarter
And the bells and the whistles all light up TILT!
so play it to the hilt
yes, play it to the hilt!

--image courtesy of Magpie Tales
Collection available! Knocking from Inside

6 comments:

Tumblewords: said...

As always, wonderful work.

Reflections said...

Oh so true... fabulous write. interesting style.

Tess Kincaid said...

Lovely and lyrical.

Helen said...

Wow! Totally unexpected take on the photo. Great.

Dan Gambiera said...

The sad thing is that I can identify four out of the five items in the picture.

Martin H. said...

I really liked this one. It's a great rallying call.

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