A Few Wooden Nickles

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So, were these wood coins

in my palm whittled or carved

with an axe? I was warned

not to take any, although

worthless, I like the rough

edged artistry, the

verissimilitude, the cheek.

Warning unheeded, I will not

try to spend them. They

are not real but prison

is.

.

allets

02-23-16

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bishu's picture

For no apparent reason Huckleberry Finn came to my mind

Do you remenber Huck foregoing much money and giving them away legally to Judge Thatcher


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allets's picture

Huckleberry Finn Syndrome

I can see the connection. Don't take any wooden rupees :D


 

 

sweetwater's picture

A very interesting and

A very interesting and unusual poem, I was reminded of woodlands, which are so much nicer than prison.  :-) Sue.

allets's picture

Gardens

are my ticket. I could sell flowers for no less than wooden dimes :D