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At The Pawn Shop

How could you do such a terrible thing? You just pawned your deceased father’s ring. Think about that ring’s sentimental value. To get cash, could there have been other things to do? That guy is a shyster with his business dealings and such. I’ll bet the amount you got was not much. I kept telling you to stay out of that casino. However, with your money, you continued to go. Who pays for all that ritzy ambience and décor that you see? The casinos get it from losers like you and me. It is only normal that gamblers should lose their money. If there’s a big win, it’s considered an abnormality. Whatever you get each month you don’t save. I’ll bet your old man is turning over in his grave. With this money, go to the pawn shop today. I want you to get that ring back right away.

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  1. Date: 7/20/2013 4:34:00 PM
    Love it. Awesome one. Always, Laura

  1. Date: 7/9/2013 9:55:00 AM
    Congrats on your winning poem. (Thanks for visiting).

  1. Date: 7/9/2013 7:32:00 AM
    Robert I loved where you took this theme. A great message in it as well. Congrats on your fine win. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 7/9/2013 12:49:00 AM
    ha I love it .... congrats all the way :-) ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 10:37:00 PM
    A good scolding for a severe problem. congratulations Robert.

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 7:15:00 PM
    Congrats on your win in the contest. BG

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 3:16:00 PM
    Robert, a might fun theme... congratulations in the pawn shop contest...xox~ LINDA

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 2:52:00 PM
    Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 12:35:00 PM
    Congrats on your win, my friend. Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 6/19/2013 6:58:00 PM