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The Definition of the Word “Bet”

PROMPT: Poetry and Spoken Word Competition 2020

“Bet,” I say. I challenge you to prove me wrong. 
Your laughter at the apparent nonsense coming out of my mouth 
Is enough to throw you off your game.
You tell me today will be a good day.
“Bet,” I say, trying not to jinx it. I guess 
I’m superstitious like that.
I’m going to do something very stupid, definitely not 
What one would call a good idea. 
You tell me so.
“Bet,” I say, and I add the word...

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