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Checkers Poems
By Ted Taylor

This simple mind sport has also found an outlet on paper instead of the famous checkerboard, as seen by the written work on this page.

Ted Taylor North Carolina checker player

Ted Taylor
North Carolina checker player and poem writer.
Ted Taylor's poem also found expression about the game of checkers.

Poem, Let’s Give God A Hand

I can imagine the first game of checkers, with bottle caps and a homemade checkerboard.

It seems like yesterday we were playing, round the potbellied stove at the old country store.

We played on boards that were black and red, the men were the same, t’was war, yet without bloodshed, and every eye was on the game.

Then came along tournament boards, which were buff and green.

The men were changed to white and red, the prettiest I've ever seen.

Now we’re playing computers, Chinook, Colossus and Sage.

Look back, you can see how far we've come.

We’re living in the modern age.

Who invented the computer?

Yes, but who created man?
Let’s not give ourselves the glory, Let’s give God a hand.

Checkers poem by Ted Taylor, Lets Give God a Hand.


Checkers Poems

Harvey Griffinís Salute to the Champions The Checker Game by Ray H. Coble HIS NAME IS ASA
Checkers by Harvey Griffin The Conspiracy by Harvey Griffin The Perfect Stranger
Fast Mover by Harvey Griffin Letís Give God A Hand THE MAN IN MY LIFE
The Checker Playerís Dream LETíS HAVE A GAME OF CHECKERS The Great Grand Master
Checkers Win or Draw More Than Just A Game

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Wonder Mugs Play checkers online, and enjoy drinking from this cool wonder mug.
When adding hot liquid, the colors of the mug will change, checkers cool.

Checkers is a two-player game, where one player is assigned white-chip checkers and the other red. The aim is to play checkers online, capture all of the other player's checkers or make them impossible to move.

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