Cheating At Cards

She slaps down
her three shadows
on the table
and runs off
with my shadow.

 

 

Robert Hirschfield‘s poems have appeared in Salamander, Grasslimb, Noon (Japan), The Mothย (Ireland), Pamplemousse and other magazines.

More here of Robert Hirschfield’s series of poems about his mother’s Alzheimer’s:ย http://jewishliteraryjournal.com/poetry/2-poems-robert-hirschfield/