Lyn Paul

Gold Star - 23,716 Points (17.03.1965)

Urgently - Poem by Lyn Paul

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

Copyright Reserved May 2014

Topic(s) of this poem: greed, money, survival

Poet's Notes about The Poem

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

Comments about Urgently by Lyn Paul

  • Geetha Jayakumar Geetha Jayakumar (8/6/2016 10:21:00 AM)

    Beautiful write on truth. Money can buy many things, yet certain things money cannot buy. But greed for money is also not good. You conveyed a beautiful message through this poem. Loved reading it. (Report) Reply

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  • Herbert Guitang Herbert Guitang (5/16/2015 6:52:00 PM)

    Very truthful thought and it is a mirror talking to all
    Awesome idea (Report) Reply

  • Nick Kler Nick Kler (4/23/2015 9:03:00 AM)

    Money, it gives us a false sense of security. Hope. that was planted deep within us, was for God. When we don't find him, a void remains and we become immensely alone. We think that money is going to fill that void. It's only after we cross the age of 40, we begin to understand merely some of the faint realities of this world. But it's too late, time has left us far behind. Money is a problem that takes a whole lifetime to realize.
    Again, a very thought provoking poem........Thanks (Report) Reply

  • Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (7/19/2014 6:55:00 PM)

    The Blble says that the love of money is the root of all evil. You have written very responsively on this important subject! (Report) Reply

  • Martin O'Neill Martin O'Neill (12/16/2012 7:48:00 PM)

    Short, sharp staccato lines, impact and meaning in tight lines. I Like this a lot. (Report) Reply

  • Chandra Thiagarajan (12/10/2012 4:08:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem about money wonderfully structured won my heart! Kudos! (Report) Reply

  • Tony Karas (12/9/2012 8:53:00 PM)

    The root of all evil yet we cannot survive without it. (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilson 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

  • Kelvin Owusu Kelvin Owusu (12/7/2012 4:14:00 AM)

    interesting how you structure your piece great work (Report) Reply

  • Ruby Honeytip Ruby Honeytip (12/7/2012 1:39:00 AM)

    Yep. Everybody is right: ^) This is a cool poem x (Report) Reply

  • V S (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 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 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 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 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

  • Www. (11/30/2012 5:34:00 AM)

    Never have I seen here words of short lines going so meticulously strong.. A great truth brought out quite unpretentiously Lyn Paul (Report) Reply

  • Neela Nath Das Neela Nath Das (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 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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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Poem Edited: Friday, June 12, 2015

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