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The legacy of tiny houses

We have a 809 Square metre section,
That is not up for dissection,
No for any price you care to mention.

I tell anyone who will listen,
Why I take this position,
For the future of the nation.

A tiny house may look cute,
And as a solution seem to suit,
Providing housing to the destitute.

We can not say it is social housing even at a pinch,
As with not even a spare inch,
For Neighbours, family or friends to lunch.

And when music gets loud and voices raised,
Ears and other body parts will likely get bruised,
And if one is sick, others will also become diseased.

Hobbies will become thing of the past, 
No quiet areas for a book lovers repast,
To sleep becoming a difficult task.

So yes they may be cute,
And earn some repute,
As a stop gap, on the way to something that will better suit.

In the meantime they may well discourage over production,
Of Items that will no longer fit by more than a fraction,
And the outdoor life may once more become an attraction.

Until a  true social housing solution is found,
A lucky few will find,
Invitations to lunch where dissection has been declined.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2019




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Date: 7/10/2019 5:09:00 PM
Hello David Smith, housing should be for everyone, not just the few. Houses should be affordable for everyone not for the few. Houses are too expensive. Apartments are over priced for renting. Where does the government think people will get money for the high rents. Yet rents go up every few months. Have a nice day my friend.
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Darlene De Beaulieu
Date: 7/12/2019 5:37:00 PM
hello David Smith , i am happy to hear tha you are doing well with your cancer treatment. I want you to heal. Let me know how you are doing. take care Darlene.
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David Smith
Date: 7/10/2019 5:36:00 PM
Agree and thanks for comment. A topic I have written to papers and MP's about. Stood for Mayor of Lower Hutt last time. Not sure yet this time. Greed and dishonesty by so many is problem. Everybody wanting to make quick buck. Children are biggest losers in all this. Had my last cancer treatment on Monday. Everything seems to point to right result. Just have to wait for all toxins to leave my system to be sure. Best regards David.
Date: 7/3/2019 9:58:00 AM
The legacy is a bare spot where the first big wind blew them down. LOL
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David Smith
Date: 7/3/2019 5:51:00 PM
We can do so much more to manage the space we have. A variety of styles and sizes that enhances positive social interactions and strong communities is needed. Very best regards David.