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Money controlling you!

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Money, how it has control over us

It shapes our lives and causes fuss

Starting off with pocket money

All those little coins you find funny

In the shop what do you do

Steal some sweets and run like a fool

Turn sixteen, mum asks you for rent

Get a job earning nothing, go on get bent!

Let’s move out, go get a flat

Overdraft sorted, in it, twat!

Credit card sorted, let’s go for it now

Two grand debt, well done kid, wow!

Oh I need a car, I need it today

Listen to no one, bought same day

Pound it at a hundred down the motorway

Pisses out petrol, firemen on way

Another debt, repairs to be done

Down the garage, oh what fun

Debt piles up, more and more

Noting down what you spend, what a chore

Try a bit of gambling, oh I’m doing well

Roulette, poker, betting, lost, must not dwell

Ten grand now, more interest each payday

I can’t live like this, not this way

More and more depressed, don’t know what to do

Hope for a miracle and hope it’s not you!

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Phil lister 06/09/17

listerspoetry@gmail.com

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