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“A Nice Game of Chess”: A #dversepoets #quadrille #haibun

black white and brown chess board game

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White moves King’s pawn to E4. Black answers with Queen’s knight to F6.

I process combinations.  My opponent runs sub-routines.

 

A flurry of moves. Pawns fall, Bishops pin, Queens clash.

 

Until the puzzle is complete.

 

pale sun

afternoon —

victory

 

for dVerse Poets Quadrille #61 (pubtended by Mish)

 

 

 

 

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19 replies »

  1. Genius! I once enjoyed chess in real time with a real person but I could never solve the chess puzzles or play against a computer – too much of a puzzle! The haiku is perfect.

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