On Self-Deceiving Speculators
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For some, this sort of scenario is from what "hoarding" stems - with which, sadly, we have first hand experience -
“Don’t you stand there telling me you’ve fin’ly kicked the habit. You’d have to fight like hell to cram a toothpick on that shelf,
And every room inside your house if bulging wall to wall...so all you’re actually doing now is - lying to yourself!
Spending as you do on what you claim to be - ‘wise buys’ - is YOU essentially robbing YOU of sorely needed cash,
And most of what I’m looking at is far from - ‘in demand’, acquired for meager prices being deemed as virtual trash!
He that gambles recklessly, abandoning discretion - yielding to perceptions of imagined ‘quick returns’,
Speculates - unwisely - on what seasoned buyers don’t, and winds up losing more than what he’s making --- as he learns!
Securing certain outlets for your products in advance - to fashion risky ventures into profit-yielding scores -
BEFORE you strike your bargains is the safest path I know to reaching expectations that can open wider doors,
While trusting inexpensive items - plagued by narrow markets - often proves a recipe for limited success...
And many are these sorry souls who squander precious treasure succumbing to their anxiousness to validate - their guess!
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