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Foolproof

I lost my job two years ago today
Unemployment ran out sometime in May
Saving cans you know
Still play the Lotto
My little retirement plan, per se


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  1. Date: 6/15/2010 5:25:00 PM
    bless you!! LOL Hope you are well!!

  1. Date: 6/13/2010 9:10:00 AM
    Yeah, good luck with that! Congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 6/13/2010 3:37:00 AM
    The amount of people losing their jobs is unreal, and it ain't going to get better. Many congratulations on your win in Carolyn's contest >> James

  1. Date: 6/12/2010 11:27:00 PM
    aw, don't let your happy days wash away, no matter what may come.. new days will always come some time. ~Always&Forever Lynette

  1. Date: 6/12/2010 7:36:00 PM
    Sorry to hear of your job lost Mitch, but congratulations on your worthy # 3 in the contest. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 6/12/2010 8:23:00 AM
    Congrats Mitch on your winning poem in the Limerick contest with this wonderful write... enjoy a great win today ..sorry but I closed my "Finger Frenzy" contest a little early and began a new Senryu one if u are interested .. with luv from the "Sweetheart"

  1. Date: 6/12/2010 8:08:00 AM
    This is my retirement plan too now that the stocks have fallen so low. Congratulations on placing third in the contest, Mitch! There were many super Souper entries. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 6/12/2010 7:00:00 AM
    Smiles as I read that last line of yours, Mitch! Good luck with those lotto numbers ;) hope you're doing good! --nikko :)

  1. Date: 6/11/2010 10:30:00 PM
    Being creative when short on cash, love it Mitch Thank you for your kind comments :) WN..

  1. Date: 6/11/2010 10:16:00 PM
    I am glad mine inspired you Mitch. Good luck in the contest. Have a good weekend. Thanks for your comments this week. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 6/11/2010 2:36:00 PM
    Good write, Mitch. Hope you are employed by now. Love, daver

  1. Date: 6/11/2010 11:49:00 AM
    Your poetry was a pleasure to read today Mitch. May your weekend be full of love,good health and loads of inspiration. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/11/2010 6:48:00 AM
    As many of us can relate to my friend Mitch Smiles... good one for the contest... got your Soup Mail..have to run out to doc appt. now but will look and reply later this afternoon... its three months for me already too... don't give up... with luv from the "Sweetheart" ..good luck in the contest...

  1. Date: 6/11/2010 4:31:00 AM
    lol, i see it a man sitting on his lazy boy invisible to any threat of being jobless. Enjoying his life collecting cans on the way to the store, buying his lottery tickets every day. Got to remember this one. Smiles to you Mitch, good luck,..Sidney LeeAnn

  1. Date: 6/11/2010 4:28:00 AM
    Nice to have some funnies around, I enjoyed reading this one - well done

  1. Date: 6/11/2010 4:00:00 AM
    Great one that should do well...Keep the creative pen flowing..Sara

  1. Date: 6/11/2010 3:37:00 AM
    AWESoME 2 U MITCH, RECYCLE MAKE MoNEY SUNDS GooD 2 ME. HoW ABOUT THAT LoTTo, WRITE A LIMERICK WHEN U HIT THE JACKPoT. CHUCKLES 2 THE THoUGHT 1 ALWAYS KNoWS HoW 2 SURVIVE. LoVED IT.-SKAT