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Host Moody

(Constantine, Algeria)

How much money do you need to be happy?

How much money do you need to be happy?
Poor man
How much money should you have to be happy?
Greedy man
How much money do you want to be happy?
Thrifty man
How many men would you corrupt to have money?
How many people would you kill to get money?
Coward man
How many children would you exploit to make money?
Hungry man
How many laws would you break to be rich?
Dishonest man
How many illegal ways would you use to be wealthy?
Weak man
How many lies would you tell to gather money?
Sick man
How many friends would you betray to get money?
Thirsty man
How much damage would you cause to make money?
Blind man
How much power do you need to be proud?
Mad man
How much power do you need to lead the crowd?
Bad man
How much power do you require to kick the world?
Ugly man
How much power do you need to be satisfied?
Selfish man
How much power do you need to be happy?
Sad man
How much hate do you want to be famous?
Wrong man
How much hate do you need to stop massacres?
Dwarf man
How much sorrow do you want to love the other?
Fool man
How much misery do-you want to be happy?
Crazy man

Submitted: Thursday, June 07, 2012
Edited: Sunday, June 10, 2012

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  • Saadat Tahir (6/7/2012 8:41:00 AM)

    unusual format...but welcome and well understood theme...

    you reminded me of

    How Much Land Does a Man Require?
    a short story from………………………….. Leo Tolstoy

    nice poem
    i was trying to figure out which of yer poems to do...all looked catchy and interesting

    be happy

    sat.. :) (Report) Reply

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