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The Lawyer

Are Lawyers needed? I put to you to begin our little tale. Besides the time you smoked that pot and ended up in jail. Was justice blind? The scales clogged yearning to be free. He saved your butt when danger called for a modest fee. They've gone to school and put in their time, no Medicine or Arts. To take the Law so the dark side calls and they put away their hearts. They get a job and begin their practice, start working for a firm. With no beaming parents or loving spouse, they're a waste of decent sperm. Your sidewalk's old and the cracks now show, someone takes a fall. They're gonna' sue and you're gonna' lose, a Lawyer you must call. You take the time as the clock unwinds, you offer him your case. No problem there he will take the job, just mortgage up your place. He starts to work, takes down the facts and tells you not to fear. He'll do his best and conquer all. You know your check has cleared. The time arrives and to court you go, the victim's in a cast. Your Lawyer smiles, 'Don't feel too bad, the fella' has a past.' He tells the judge the guy's not hurt, he simply has the gall. To come to court a hundred times for minor slips and falls. The Judge agrees and the case is won, you're happy with his skill. You're thankful now and free to rest until you get his bill. They play the villain and accept our scorn, this seems to be their fate. But people flock as they come in droves with charges to negate. I ask again are Lawyers needed? To those of you who care. When you're alone in Court and try your best, you haven't got a prayer. So give them credit as their time has value, just hang on to your purse. There is no deed or human plan... a Lawyer can't make worse. The End

Copyright © | Year Posted 2019




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Date: 4/5/2019 12:07:00 AM
"To take the Law, the dark side calls, they put away their hearts." Hilarious, but unfortunately, it feels so true to me. I have first-hand knowledge of it.
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David McHattie
Date: 4/5/2019 10:19:00 AM
What do you call 6000 lawyers at the bottom of the ocean? A good start.
Date: 4/2/2019 1:58:00 PM
Hi David.. Yes we need them. Michael Avenatti is an aberration.(( There are lawyers for all things. Your poem makes that so clear. Well written and complete. Making this a FAV)) Panagiota
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David McHattie
Date: 4/2/2019 4:11:00 PM
Can you believe that Avenatti was on CNN over 70 times.
Date: 4/2/2019 12:56:00 PM
Much food for thought there, David. I guess the bottom line is that we may not like them too much, but there are or will be times that we can't live without 'em. Best wishes, Gershon Wolf, the son of a lawyer (really), who wouldn't be here on this Earth without him... :) gw
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Date: 4/2/2019 12:45:00 PM
I think that until we all attain total perfection...they're needed. Colorful poem.
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David McHattie
Date: 4/2/2019 4:12:00 PM
A necessary curse, I guess.