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A Consumptive's Guide

I see that things are changing; and plus that fact I'm told, everything That once we knew was a waste, of our time, and effort and soul. They chant about new freedom on TV, and the net; As young and old sadly Sleep out now in doorways wet; Students do diagnose by phone without degree. Self-expression is the Holy Grail Its every whim a goal: yet before We can desire of what it is we we need we must be told! It’s said our banks will all be shut; To ease everyday strife, a cut To queue’s, what's there to lose Its a blessed contemporary life. Kids are fatter, the banks are Richer only our fingers race, less Cash is more, we know the score Now there's adversity; in your face. Money value is way more less Than just two decades ago; $10,000 is like $4000 that’s the way things have been made to go! May be the new bank computers at $100,000 a pop Will boost the home economy, taking in movies, Eating in restaurants, as a swap? No joy or time to window shop our town diversity lies dead, Yet its ghost is preached of everywhere In true reality's stead. ©Joe Maverick 1-1-2018

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Date: 2/5/2018 12:08:00 PM
Lots of food for thought in these words. I think we are heading for difficult days. If we expect government or banks to help we are sadly misguided.
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Joe Maverick
Date: 12/31/2021 1:25:00 PM
Hi Richard, thank you for taking time to comment Much appreciated.)
Date: 1/29/2018 11:46:00 AM
Sad but so very true. It confuses me, all the ranting about how much better things are, when it is so blatantly declining. Stirring piece Joe.
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Joe Maverick
Date: 12/31/2021 1:29:00 PM
Hello F J, so good to see your comment here, and looking Down the lens of time,' Was it always ment to go like this but It wasn't going fast enough, maybe covid allowed the speed To pick up?
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Joe Maverick
Date: 12/31/2021 1:28:00 PM
Hello F J, so good to see your comment here, and looking Down the lens of time,' Was it always ment to go like this but It wasn't going fast enough, maybe covid allowed the speed To pick up?