Ode To The Gambling House of Worship   2 comments

First posted September 2012. Over the years I have written several poems on my dislike for casinos, but needing the relationship eggs, I enter with family. — kenne

Becoming is Superior to Being

We just got back from Rancho Cucamonga, Temecula wine country and Pala Casino in southern California where we were spending time with Joy’s family. Pala Casino Spa Resort is a nice place in the Temecula wine country near San Diego. Being the non-gambler in the family, I spent most of my time outside near the pool area reading, and writing. 


Pala Casino Spa Resort Pool Area

Pool Bar Cafe

 Ode To The Gambling House of Worship

Buttons pushed
Touching the screen
Smoke in my eyes —

I play.

Grabbing a drink
Easing the loses
The game goes on —

Lights flashing.

Smoke getting worse
Eyes watering
Load ringing noise —

I cry, others yell.

A gaming cathedral
Worshiping the machine
Matching the slots —

Lacking virtue.

Seeking intellectual guidance
To know the details
Of their religious addition —

Old or new.

A life structured around decline
Dazzling down
Totality…

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Posted September 23, 2017 by kenneturner in Information

2 responses to “Ode To The Gambling House of Worship

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  1. 🙂
    Sounds like Catholicism to me.

  2. I’m with you Kenne. 🐗

    Sent from my iPhone

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