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The Octopus Loan Company

The Octopus Loan Company By Elton Camp The loan company name fits, if truth be told For an octopus has eight arms to grasp & hold And when an octopus gets a grip on his prey It finds it can't escape--there is simply no way The octopus will squeeze the victim's life out No matter how much it will struggle and shout Octopus loans, to be helpful puts on a facade All its customers to take out a loan it will prod It takes a while for the borrower to learn why When his debt begins to alarmingly multiply The day he came in, the customer will hate When he see the increase in the interest rate And there is no way that he can get away free For his wages they won't hesitate to garnishee

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