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Welcome To My World -The Cost Of Happiness-

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Welcome To My World -The Cost Of Happiness-

~TAKE MY MONEY ~

Crimson Joy, L'Oreal Lips, DOLCE & GABBANA eyewear 
Mascara from beyond LONDON Bridges
Like the pretty face found in front of Vanity Fair
What can I say? Perfect -- goes with my daily addiction

A beautiful morning cup, STARBUCKS got my money
It's not more or less the cost or taste. 
It's all about my dependency, with popular brand names
Shopping from place to place --- with a smile on my face
VICTORIA SECRET and the way she wears her bra.
$72 dollars it's time to double up them d's
Christmas Red and December Blue 
Walmart can't pick up my bust the way she claims with trust.

Hot Topic's on my dark fashion list, Star Wars decor to explore
Obsessed with any accessory from the Walking Dead?
Bennie, blankets, epic shirts with gore, spending $200.00 more

Vulture is a man, with no hair, sat me down on his chair
"Try, this mam' a flat iron that works like MAGIC." 
"Did you say magic?"
Didn't ask how much, once he commenced to caress my hair
Straight and silky like when I first bought the Evolution Wand 
I tried to resist, however, I swear I heard the Iron call my name
This time, I promise to use it more than once
Between you and I - I don't even care to do my hair 
Next thing you know, I own the Lioness curler iron too
With Expensive shampoo and conditioner.
What can I say, Buy 2 get the third one free
Finally, I felt - I got the best bargain possible
I won't even tell you how much I paid
You'd probably think, $189.00 is steep 
How could I say no?
He threw in a heating glove, that's what I call Consumer Love.

Heading home, I spot Best Buy, needing a case for my iPhone 6 plus
Strolling near aisle 3, I hear Dr Dre, started some new beats
Falling in love with the level of quality, $299.00 how can that be?
I put a pink pair in my basket, they have to be special and unique
After all, $299. Means they are popular :)
Bargains here bargains everywhere, check out time, I paid 550 dollars
I'm so proud of myself today,  I saved and gained 101 points 

Happy and dandy I feel complete,
I will end, my freestyling write
With uplifting words  --- Aren't you lucky I'm not your WIFE???

~PD~
WELCOME TO MY WORLD
TRUE STORY

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015

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Date: 2/28/2017 10:44:00 AM
Look P D,upon careful consideration & after reading.. This I am willing to make a one off payment to you of $100-00 just to be on the safe side, & as long as you don't even ever...Never.. Raise such a subject.' L O L))) hope alls well with you.'
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Date: 12/19/2016 10:50:00 AM
Yes I think I am lucky, lol! Enjoyed it too.
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Date: 10/30/2016 7:34:00 AM
i have two on this topic. about how we are imprisioned by this drive that is fostered in us, a sort of financial slavery that we willingly embrace. rbiage.wordpress.com/tag/revolution-of-reuse/
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Date: 10/14/2016 1:08:00 PM
Nah, PD. I would've loved you being my wife. See, I don't much care about money, as the song goes ... money can't buy me love. A Romantic Warrior doesn't concern himself over the things that others hold dear. He's lives an austere life. I just embrace what you love and accept it as being a part of you. Lovely write. Ty for sharing. Much love to you.
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Date: 9/25/2016 8:58:00 PM
Really enjoyed reading this I can team that your EYE works better than most look forward to reading more of your writings ADIOS
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Date: 7/25/2016 6:49:00 PM
Creat is your other name...beautiful piece
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Date: 6/25/2016 11:25:00 AM
Ha Linda, Shopping if fun...when you have money. I've been cured...I don't have any. This was a fun and creative write. You've saved more money shopping than I have lately. Those guys standing in the middle of the mall are so annoying. Funny ending. AnnaLinda
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Date: 5/18/2016 5:05:00 PM
LOL VERY VERY INTERESTING YOUR WORLD IS! LOL
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Date: 4/8/2016 5:47:00 PM
Getting the name brand in the latest style is a must for many. I'm thinking you're the type of writer who can add flair to any subject. :) Enjoyed the read!
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Date: 3/25/2016 4:55:00 AM
conventionally the cost of happiness truly...it even costs many more to be happy. it's all good, provided we're all happy.
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Date: 3/20/2016 8:51:00 AM
Linda, that was quite the shopping spree, but you know probably a reality for many people, the world has become so "thing" compulsive, need, need, want, want, great poem, I am loving this 7 ~
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Date: 3/19/2016 10:21:00 AM
So fun, sooo true you captured today's culture Come visit me some time Put up a new one today Love constructive criticism How else does one grow?
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Date: 3/4/2016 4:46:00 PM
Love it Linda :)
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Date: 3/2/2016 9:32:00 AM
I think a lot of people can relate to this for sure.
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Date: 2/27/2016 12:10:00 AM
LINDA, I love the fact that most people can identify with this......and as for all those brand name things, u know it's just the 'name' we paying for right?
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Date: 2/21/2016 7:42:00 PM
Hi Linda, something new comes out of the mind. It isn't just a woman thing believe me, i don't keep money on me for it would be in my pocket and out before you know it. This has to be a seven and a fave, the write is just so you.
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Date: 2/11/2016 8:50:00 AM
Wonderful pro writing free style. U go girl.
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Date: 1/19/2016 2:05:00 PM
Something about retail therapy. Like being Christmas every day. This is a definite 7 for me and a Fav.....Peace, Sister Shopper.
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Date: 1/17/2016 6:39:00 PM
Just shopped today for a new winter coat - tomorrow it is supposed to be about 2 degrees here in NYC! I enjoyed my brief visit to your home state a while back. I feel kind of bad about the Giants this year. Do you plan to go to a Superbowl party? I usually do. My father saw the legendary Sid Luckman play. My father was an excellent piano player. Also I write a monthly column about collectibles - which I get paid for! Peace & Love Matthew Anish
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Date: 1/14/2016 1:32:00 AM
Like the trace of wind rustling rust coloured leaves along a once worn path Like the rhythmic ocean lapping at the sands of a different shore Like the steadiness of rain gently tapping a tune upon my window pane It seems so natural
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Date: 1/14/2016 1:17:00 AM
It"s never a bargain if you don't need it, can live without it .....not like food and air??
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Date: 1/8/2016 10:51:00 AM
I've been around here 6 years now, and you never fail, when it comes to diversity, subject matter, funny, deep, all in all an amazing poet
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Date: 1/6/2016 1:44:00 PM
Chuckle. . .great one, Linda! Sorry have not been around lately, was odff visiting relatives.
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Date: 12/31/2015 7:42:00 PM
Did I ever tell you about a friend who boughs seven pocket books on a spree? She nested then so her husband saw her come home with only one!! We live in a society which has us thinking our possessions will make us happy. However I am sure you know that happiness is not that simple. So what this a momentary lapse or an ongoing struggle?
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Date: 12/29/2015 4:02:00 PM
the cost of happiness indeed, as far as you are happy...will feel good if I have a friend like you
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