Less obvious

Drop the less obvious, the cryptic clue;

I expect that from others, not from you.

Your talent is to give it to me straight;

Which is why you remain my friend and mate.

So please, no subtle hints, no secret code;

My kind of game is where all hands are showed.

Discreet intimations just leave me cold;

I need the direct, the up-front, the bold.

Inklings and whispers are no solid base;

Give me the whole truth in front of my face.

◄ Johnny Bang-Bang

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Stephen Gospage

Fri 17th Sep 2021 20:57

Thank you to Telboy, Holden, Rudyard, Stephen and Leon for liking this poem. It isn't quite the Less Deceived, but at least it is less obvious.

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