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A Debtors Last Laugh

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A Debtors Last Laugh

While national debt is reduced
The economy needs a boost
Rules from money gods
Say these goals are at odds
So tough times will be introduced

Always find a way not to pay
Hold on to what’s due till doomsday
These ways and means slow
Show it’s better to owe
And with others money to play

Buy like the devil wears Prada
Lose in Las Vegas Nevada
Then pay back old debts
Without any regrets
As now the dollar’s worth nada 

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  1. Date: 6/10/2013 7:54:00 PM
    money might be slipping, but, your word is your word ;} I like this though,,,, thank you for liking " To Be Like You" but alas ' it is made up,,,, was watching part of "Single white female" ;} mu mama loved me. " I think"

  1. Date: 1/8/2011 2:39:00 PM
    hahahah, yeah, we debtors have to laugh about SOMEthing!!!!

  1. Date: 11/29/2010 10:48:00 AM
    May your week bring you good health,may your heart overflow with love, and may your life bring you amazing inspiration to continue your writing. I enjoyed reading your wonderful poetry this morning and thank you for sharing it Duke. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/28/2010 6:46:00 PM
    Great limerick Duke..some neat rhymes..I dont think Ive read any of your work before..but will check it out.. BG