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Mucky Mucks

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Mucky Mucks

Wish I was one of those mucky mucks Like the ones that are running the show Could do as well as those guys up there Though I'm simply a 'run of the mill' Joe With power comes a lot of temptation Like the deals they make under the table They say that absolute power corrupts That's not one of your Aesop's fables Things can change when you reach the top When greed rears its ugly head It clouds a person's perspective on life Most important, the greenback instead Mucky mucks have big scads of cash And reside in expensive abodes Are they really happy, really content Any more than us 'run of the mill' Joe's Some may say yes and some may say no They're just people like you and me Souls who've wandered off course in life They've forgotten the importance of 'we' Wish I was one of those mucky mucks Naw, on second thought maybe not Much rather be happy than stinking wealthy Content with what I've saved in a sock © Jack Ellison 2012

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  1. Date: 11/3/2012 4:04:00 PM
    You're wonderful to read any time of the day... And true... being a mucky muck don't bring happiness... Our poems do...

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 11/3/2012 4:25:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Your are the sweetest, Miss Carol... thanks a bunch! Have a great evening... big huggeroonies, Jack xox
  1. Date: 11/3/2012 1:53:00 PM
    Hi Jack yes you are right power corrupts, glad I am to be a "run of the mill Joe", all the best Owen

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 11/3/2012 2:01:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Whups! Sorry about that... obviously this was meant for Richard. Gremlins at work. Anyway, thanks from one 'run of the mill' Joe to another! Cheers, Jack
    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 11/3/2012 1:58:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    A down in the muck type ditty eh! Thanks my friend... hope today's a good one for ya! Good wishes, Jack (a very old kid)
  1. Date: 11/3/2012 1:41:00 PM
    Another excellent Poem, nothing Mucky about this down to earth ditty.

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 11/3/2012 2:01:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    A down in the muck type ditty eh! Thanks my friend... hope today's a good one for ya! Good wishes, Jack (a very old kid)
  1. Date: 11/3/2012 9:53:00 AM
    brilliant Jack written as it is, it's funny when young, i always said 'no way' to being a politician... ask me now???

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 11/3/2012 10:01:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    How about running for office, Harry! LOL Cheers, Jack
  1. Date: 11/3/2012 5:55:00 AM
    Enjoyed your wonderful poem Jack, stay happy, and keep smiling, love elizabeth

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 11/3/2012 10:02:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you my dear friend... have a super weekend! Love and big hugs, Jack xox