Treasure Island

Stanley Cooper

(August 4th,1926 / New York City)

The Best Way I Have Figured Out


To stay away from doctors, a goal well worth my strive
Is the best way, I have figured out, to keep myself alive

To keep away from lawyers with all their legal fees
Is the best way, I have figured out, to avoid all bankruptcies

To keep away from scammers, and all their scamming plots
Is the best way, I have figured out, not to give them what I’ve got

To keep away from trouble, with all its’ troubling things
Is the best way, I have figured out, to avoid what trouble brings

To keep away from worldly matters, that might bring about my doom
The best way, I have figured out, is to stay locked in my room

Submitted: Tuesday, November 13, 2007
Edited: Monday, April 25, 2011

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  • Ernestine Northover (11/13/2007 4:07:00 PM)

    Wonderful Stanley, you really seem to have it all figured out. A great write and good rhyming and flow. I'm chuckling still.
    Love and hugs Ernestine XXX (Report) Reply

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