Treasure Island

Val Morehouse

(California)

Economics Lesson


Face it. There is no end,
but the end of the month.

Not enough bread around the sandwiches.
Wallet bacon flat. Too proud for welfare,

Instead we hold family conventions
penny tight around the dinner table,

Spread humor, and pursue a
smile’s interest on faith

With nothing but happiness
to risk on time payments

Submitted: Tuesday, October 14, 2008
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