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his will is now read ‘vultures’ stand round his coffin ... pennies from heaven Inspired by 'families' contest but not for contest! 1st May 2016

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Date: 5/9/2016 2:17:00 PM
So very true, and so very sad. When my mum passed my brother was shameful - a former lawyer. He cheated me out of £60,000 ! But I know that the money will do him no good. Karma will sort him out !
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Date: 5/7/2016 1:06:00 PM
The title alone is sheer brilliance - I love it and plan on remembering it. Great Senyru that all can relate to. I hope it has been therapeutic writing lawyer / will pieces - you deserve to feel 'up' after so much intense effort ... CayCay
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Date: 5/4/2016 7:06:00 AM
Hope the dust settles soon Jan.
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Date: 5/4/2016 5:24:00 PM
Thanks jean - just a poem inspired by the contest but I won't enter it as it's not quite what Marvin is after:-) I dont enter every contest even if inspired to write as I know it is not what the sponsor is looking for but as long as I am creative that is the main thing:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/4/2016 5:02:00 AM
An excellent short but meaningful write, Jan. Yes, this can be interpreted in various ways, but it does strike close by!! Hugs .... paul
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Date: 5/4/2016 5:22:00 PM
Yes its open to interpretation Paul:-)I love how a contest can inspire you to write even though its not a contest poem hugs jan xx
Date: 5/3/2016 8:48:00 AM
Jan, oh you bet, you got it right, the vultures are eager at the Will Reading, been there and experienced that, and I am thinking about Prince with no will and the vultures are circling 7 ~
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Date: 5/3/2016 12:12:00 PM
Oh goodness didn't he have a will!!! we didn;t make our until my hubby got cancer but it is so important your wishes are written down otherwise the vultures sadly will be around :-) hugs jan xx
Date: 5/2/2016 4:16:00 AM
Ha ha:) loved the title and the clever senryu:)
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Date: 5/2/2016 7:05:00 AM
Thanks Jo lol - if you see my reply to Barry you will see how apt it is!:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/1/2016 4:23:00 PM
Love the play on words in the final line Jan. Nicely done Senryu
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Date: 5/1/2016 5:03:00 PM
Thanks John I think there are many interpretations to this poem:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/1/2016 2:11:00 PM
I like it, makes the reader think and pull more depth out of the write, this is great!
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Date: 5/1/2016 5:01:00 PM
Thanks Cas:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 5/1/2016 12:31:00 PM
How very true this is dear Jan, I really know about this for it initially tore our family apart. Too bad most people don't keep a living will at hand. My friend Eve has a living will and a written one. She is definitely one very smart lady. If one of her family bickers then, they will not suffer for she told each one of what she wants done. Security.
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Date: 5/1/2016 5:00:00 PM
Sadly I am this more and more Sherri and your friend is very wise indeed to make her wishes clear:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/1/2016 11:04:00 AM
The only thing not interred is their greed...Well done Jan..
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Date: 5/1/2016 11:34:00 AM
FABULOUS sharp comment Jospeh - I LOVE it:-) hugs jan x
Date: 5/1/2016 10:54:00 AM
You sure nailed this one, great write!
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Date: 5/1/2016 10:58:00 AM
Thought you would like the dark humour here:-):-) hugs jan xx
Date: 5/1/2016 10:48:00 AM
wow, you did GREAT with this one. I really like it, Jan. we both did "inspired only" senryu today!!
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Date: 5/1/2016 10:59:00 AM
Thank you so much Andrea - a comment like that makes me know I have written a credible poem:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/1/2016 9:24:00 AM
I saw the cartoon this morning while have coffee at my favorite café – I laughed my head off. The doom of this duo could not have been more graphic! Yes, death does bring out the "vultures". / M
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Date: 5/1/2016 9:30:00 AM
I can imagine you laughing at the cartoon Maurice I too would have found it very amusing. Regarding my poem ...sadly death does seem to bring out the 'vultures' in some families:-( hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/1/2016 9:04:00 AM
Sadly very true, Jan
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Date: 5/1/2016 9:09:00 AM
Sadly it is Barry - I used to work in an insurance company and I had the title of the poem sellotaped into my desk draw - it was very sad to see relatives come out of the woodwork for what was usually a very tiny amount of money:-( hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/1/2016 8:52:00 AM
It is almost like when a relative wins the lottery, suddenly all your long lost relatives show up on your doorstep!HUGS:)
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Date: 5/1/2016 8:53:00 AM
Yes I can imagine that scenario Cheryl!!!:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/1/2016 8:45:00 AM
The need for greed tears families apart. Great senryu, Jan.
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Date: 5/1/2016 8:46:00 AM
Sadly I know I am living it with Lin:-( hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/1/2016 8:43:00 AM
- "Vultures" ..... always comes ....... dressed in black :) - Great written, Jan :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 5/1/2016 8:46:00 AM
I thought of this for the 'families' contest but I guess its not what Marvin is really looking for!:-) hugs Jan xx