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About Caleb's Money

Down to his last silver dollar, Had been for many a year, Caleb felt rich as long as He had that last dollar near. He’d made a million, believe it. And through his fingers, went it all He was terrified of being poor, So he worked or stole for anything at all. He’d set his value on money, (God told us not to do that}, He just couldn’t help himself, Always wore a new felt hat. Didn’t have a love, no friends, Couldn’t spend money on those, Had a little dilapidated book, The finest condo, rows and rows of clothes. Alone in his Armani suit, One night he felt sick and bleak, A walker found him in the snow. Frozen tears covered his cheeks. Still, though, down in his pocket Forever it would be That last shiny silver dollar, A slave, though he thought he was free.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018




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Date: 8/26/2018 8:06:00 AM
A most excellent piece, I’m glad I stopped by.
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Date: 8/14/2018 3:00:00 PM
moved by this fantastic anecdote, sun...from riches to emotional rags, ohhh...huggs
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Sunlite Wanter
Date: 8/14/2018 6:27:00 PM
You are so encouraging. Thank you.
Date: 8/14/2018 1:36:00 PM
Wow, what a story...
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Pashang Salehi
Date: 8/15/2018 2:54:00 AM
Very creative...
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Sunlite Wanter
Date: 8/14/2018 6:26:00 PM
Thrilled that you liked it and took the time to comment.
Date: 8/13/2018 7:50:00 PM
Superb write my friend...a lesson for all...love & light...^WW^
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Sunlite Wanter
Date: 8/14/2018 6:25:00 PM
Love and light to you, too WW, and a big thank you.
Date: 8/13/2018 11:34:00 AM
Clever and creative, love the moral and the morale to the poem...like this!
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Sunlite Wanter
Date: 8/14/2018 6:25:00 PM
Moral and morale - I like that! Thank you.
Date: 8/13/2018 11:11:00 AM
Enjoyed your creative write!
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Sunlite Wanter
Date: 8/14/2018 6:24:00 PM
Appreciate your commenting.
Date: 8/13/2018 8:04:00 AM
Excellent. Well penned. Enjoyed reading it.
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Sunlite Wanter
Date: 8/14/2018 6:24:00 PM
I am glad you enjoyed it and thanks for commenting.
Date: 8/13/2018 5:13:00 AM
Money talks in lascivious whispers and disguises the shape of chains.
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Sunlite Wanter
Date: 8/14/2018 6:23:00 PM
You've got that right, Cliff. Thanks for the comment.
Date: 8/12/2018 3:45:00 PM
Not many that haven't fallen into that trap! Well done my friend!........80)
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Sunlite Wanter
Date: 8/14/2018 6:22:00 PM
Thank you so much.