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RIC S. BASTASA


do not borrow do not lend....


i've known a couple
they check on us if we're ok

we offer dinners for four
drinks for eight

the conversations are lively
from history to philosophy

later, they ask if we can help
about money on these difficult times

the Chinese know too well
to keep the good relationship

do not borrow do not lend
that is basic

the relationship ended
the Chinese know it too well.

Submitted: Tuesday, April 12, 2011

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