THIS IS A POEM ABOUT MONEY 7.18.17

7.18.17

If there’s one thing

you shouldn’t lie about

it’s money.

People know when you lie

about money.

No matter how good you are,

they’ll reclassify you as a

no good

rotten

money grubbing

stingy

bitch.

They’ll clobber you

into contrition.

And then you will

pay them,

out of guilt,

and you will feel

it is you who owes

them,

and not the other way around,

and there goes

all that hard earned cash.

You will be afraid to ask for

your money back.

 

What’s worth more?

You’ll ask yourself.

Twenty grand, 

or my genuine

eternal

unconditional

friendship?


Written at 12:02 at night, in my office, in Agoura Hills CA. 

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