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Money

Who now? In spite of money
Seeks truth in bending branches?
And skips along the perilous path
In forests filled with riches?

Said I to the toad, who blocks my path
“Does life require a fortune?”
‘It depends” said she, with thoughtful mirth
“Which song you sing on your sojourn?”

"Shall it be gay and filled with fruit
Of every delight and blush?
Or simply a tune, you picked up in school
That leaves you breathless, but flush!"





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02/11/12
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  1. Date: 7/16/2012 3:41:00 AM
    Hi Jim, stopping by to say good night~PD

  1. Date: 3/23/2012 11:29:00 PM
    I love the ending lines! Very well written, James. Ruben.

  1. Date: 2/20/2012 3:54:00 AM
    Yeah,,its not about money,its about music,childhood memories,beautiful nature and happy moments..Great message here-Charma

  1. Date: 2/12/2012 1:34:00 PM
    Interesting perspective about money..Money is a necessary part of life now..It takes a large sum just to have the basic needs met these days..I am glad that I chose this one to read today..Your presence at my work was uplifting..Sara

  1. Date: 2/11/2012 3:21:00 PM
    love it ...see the reptile point... must be tapped into a similar source, well done of bloody course, matey....

  1. Date: 2/11/2012 9:22:00 AM
    Facinating write. Very origional.

  1. Date: 2/11/2012 5:33:00 AM
    imaginative