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I’d love to sit on a big leather chair, And smoke a fat Cuban cigar. And own a Monet, And a little chalet, And drive a red hot Jaguar. But, alas, here I sit on an old wooden bench, Sucking a ciggy filled with tar. And my art's on a doormat, In a cheap council flat, And I drive an old rusted car.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016

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Date: 7/14/2017 2:38:00 PM
Hi Lewis , love this write , it has a real air of reality and acceptance :)))))
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Lewis Raynes
Date: 7/14/2017 9:42:00 PM
thanks Niall.
Date: 10/1/2016 7:27:00 PM
this is really awesome, Lewis. I am finally seeing some of the old winner lists from September and am finding some real gems on them. Belated congrats to you on this one. I think I will fave it!
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Date: 9/23/2016 10:38:00 PM
I love the contrast! Well done :)
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Date: 9/23/2016 10:59:00 AM
Lewis, I love the flow of this one! congrats on your placement in the contest! :)-luloo
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Date: 9/23/2016 7:17:00 AM
Ah! But then you would have never been a poet. I choose poet! Great write! Congratulations, Lewis! Fran
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Date: 9/23/2016 6:46:00 AM
Maybe you have the better deal...
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Date: 9/23/2016 7:05:00 AM
I do :)