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Final Clearance

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Below is the poem entitled Final Clearance which was written by poet Gordon McConnell. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Final Clearance

Are these words true?
what do they really mean?
many shops portray them
are people so very green?

So many are taken in
believing their every word
but it's not always so
when you're hearts stirred

The cheap price is appealing
a bargain we always like
but when the competitions tough
just tell them to get on your bike

It's all economics out for quick buck
to draw us all in just two for one
but that's where we all keep falling down
can't say no when we should just run!

(When visiting Loch Lomond shores shop mall recently, saw the display 'final clearance' made me think of its effect on people. )

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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Date: 9/24/2017 2:24:00 PM
Stores use so many ways to get us to buy more items than we need to... then offer the same items on sale at a lower price after we've already bought them... An interesting observation you make with this poem. Nicely written and very well rhymed, Gordon!
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Date: 9/24/2017 3:14:00 PM
Thanks Kelly, glad you enjoyed it, hope things well with you, blessings, Gordon
Date: 9/24/2017 2:14:00 AM
Clever poem..Its a marketing ploy, but always works as people love a bargain!
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Date: 9/24/2017 2:22:00 AM
Thanks my friend, good to see you again, trust you're OK, blessings Gordon
Date: 9/22/2017 1:34:00 PM
Yes, that sign is often a marketing ploy! People are drawn in because they think they can get a genuine bargain. Often it is not quite so.
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Date: 9/22/2017 3:50:00 PM
Thanks Robert, so very true!