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Domesticated Debt

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Domesticated Debt

Living good in a certain way
Never show your real cards
So the naysayers can never say

Living a little less now than earlier before
People start to notice a change of pace
Eating crumbs off a delinquent floor

Living bad now and off the taxpayer's dime
Bills formed a mountain of domestic debt
Materials own your freedom and kidnapped your time

Copyright © chris lane

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  1. Date: 8/5/2012 2:44:00 PM
    interesting piece Chris.. Your last line brought this full circle for me ;) Wilma