Lyn Paul

(17.03.1965 / Certainly Not Memory Lane)

URGENTLY


Money...$
What For?
Sharing
Not sure
For bills, need more
Money.
Money...
Plant a seed
It is what we all need
I want to plant you URGENTLY
A Money tree.
Money,
Is it for giving?
Money
High cost of living
Money.
Money,
Such crime
Money,
People doing time
Money.
Money...
Touching, everyones hands
Germs galore; who cares I have plans
For money.
Money...
Does it make the world turn
Yes, No
One day we will learn. $$$$$$$$$$$$





Copyright Reserved May 2014
LYN PAUL

Submitted: Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Edited: Tuesday, May 06, 2014

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'Aha aaah.... all the things I could do, If I had a little money'.....
Abba Song -

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  • Mandolyn ... (7/19/2014 7:35:00 PM)

    i like i want to plant you urgently - could mean something else entirely
    and yea, money IS the root of all evil because of what it can do to man. (Report) Reply

  • * Sunprincess * (12/12/2012 8:21:00 AM)

    awesome topic..sure if their was an actual money tree,
    the stores would be sold out within five minutes..hahaha
    love this one! (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilson (12/9/2012 3:41:00 AM)

    I guess money is only a problem when people steal or misuse it,
    A brilliant write, loved it, -Off to buy a money tree. (Report) Reply

  • Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi (12/6/2012 9:49:00 PM)

    Most of us always think of our everyday woes in terms of money. If I say people are happier without money or with less money, it is more of philosophical than reality, so I agree that we need money and during the process acquiring it, we should not sell our peace of mind! (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren (12/4/2012 2:26:00 PM)

    There is nothing intrinsically wrong with money - we need it to pay our way in society. The problem is when greed takes over, and when we become obsessed with having more and more when there are those who are in genuine need. Interesting and provocative write. (Report) Reply

  • Karoliena Somura (12/2/2012 10:12:00 PM)

    This is the best and realist poem Ive read by you so far! I still got lots to look through, but this is SUPER AMAZING! ! ! ! LOVED IT! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Stevie Taite (12/2/2012 4:23:00 AM)

    Good point well made. This is effectively structured to make a good little read! I liked it a lot (Report) Reply

  • Owain Glyn (12/1/2012 12:31:00 PM)

    The dreams of what we might do with money are almost definitely more pleasurable than the reality. But Lord give me the opportunity to find out! (Report) Reply

  • Red O'mara (12/1/2012 1:35:00 AM)

    Yes, another one of those things people say isn't everything. Difference is poor people don't get any. Good one, Lyn. (Report) Reply

  • So Close (11/30/2012 6:24:00 AM)

    with some humour you expressed about the serious problems....the planning for plant a money tree liked most good work

    »so close« (Report) Reply

  • Neela Nath (11/30/2012 5:02:00 AM)

    Money as well as hedonism has made us more greedy. More and more. Loved the poem. (Report) Reply

  • S.zaynub Kamoonpuri (11/29/2012 4:20:00 AM)

    Ah a cööl monetary poem to make one tink! D idea of a money tree n all makes for a super duper poem. Tc. :) (Report) Reply

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