The POTW: Verse Til It Hurts


POTW #805
(Week of 8 July, 2012)

Banks, Wall Street, products and implements and torches and pitchforks, I'm sure we haven't heard about even the tiniest fraction of the foolishness and depravity. But here's a short poem to make it all seem funnier.

Paper Paper Money

An architect's description of a clean and clerical wealth
A colorful depiction of a ripe numerical health
Awarelessly evaluated yet hysterically felt
Inspiring allegorical tale of a plucky chimerical elf
Ownership of ownership of bets against success
Of convoluted promises and mathematical mess
Borrowing on future dimes to speculate on debts
What exactly have I bought, and now what price regrets?

Copyright © 2012 by Dave Grossman

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