She'll say she doesn't love you but that's just a bluff
And after all that flirting you've had enough
You'll put down your hand and hope she'll make your call
Because isn't love just an ante after all?
It won't matter if you have a straight or a pair of queens
Or the types of cards that are in between
It doesn't matter if their black or red because
Love is the same game no matter how it's played
The other players won't be kept waiting, not to be delayed.
Saying "I love you" surely raises the stakes
And it leaves you fewer options to make mistakes.
You smile when she puts up her chips
And smile more when she kisses your lips
But your face starts to flush because damn she's good
Because she's got tactics that you've never understood.
She'll let you win to raise your hopes
Then suddenly you'll never hear her call
She's found another man, smart and tall
She'll say she doesn't love him, she's said her bluff
She's trying to act big and trying to act tuff
She'll push you in a river and keep y