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Get Rich Quick

Blackeyes and turnip greens on New Year's day.
   That's what we should eat, or so they say.
With pork chops or ham hocks glazed with honey.
   Eating all this is supposed to bring you money.
     
This is tradition in the South where I live,
   to eat such a meal, but this secret I give.
If you're eating this meal to gain riches untold.
   Then my friend I'll confess, while waiting you'll grow old!


For Russell Sivey's Good Luck Meal contest
   

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  1. Date: 1/12/2012 8:24:00 PM
    Oh, no wonder I'm not getting luckier, awesome entry, congratulations on your win!

  1. Date: 1/12/2012 9:20:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Russell's "Good Luck Meal" contest Marty. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/12/2012 12:48:00 AM
    Fantastic and congratulations, All the very best, Brenda : )

  1. Date: 1/11/2012 10:03:00 PM
    CONGRATS MARTY ON FIRST PLACE WIN LUV.. WORDS OF WISDOM MY FRIE3ND.. HOPE U ARE DOING WELL ...

  1. Date: 1/11/2012 8:14:00 PM
    Congrats. Marty on your special win, love,vie