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Passed Down With Interest

A precious penny for your thoughts, for five a good cigar. Prevailing wisdom up in smoke to regale the nearest star. Keep abreast of Smith and friends, but true friends we disdain. As eager birds beat frantic wings in sunrise search for gain. A moron's gold soon disappears, no noontime meal is free Roll every penny and they're yours, on that we all agree. Shopworn phrases from the past still speak to here and now. It's amazing still how money talks- that final, sacred cow.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2006




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Date: 6/7/2012 7:35:00 AM
When I click on one of your poems I know it will be exceptional Gerald. Thank you for sharing your words with us miss you so much. I hope all is well with you and yours. I will stop back again soon maybe you will drop by and leave us some words. Love, Carol
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Date: 8/12/2010 7:52:00 AM
A joy to read an older poem by one of my favorite poets Gerard. Love, Carol
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