Attitude #9

Vintage Words


Take a good look

at the folded piece

of paper on the sidewalk,

filigree bordered

bright gold, a winning

lottery ticket.


Kicked to the curb,

you think it trash

and, not curious

enough, missed out

on five million four hundred

and seven two dollars.


But a least your dignity

is in tact and your

hands are clean.







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I am not above looking but I

I am not above looking but I think that my first thoughts if ever I found something would be"Run for it! Run home quick!".

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And tell no one.

I told my relatives I'd disappear. if I hit big lottery. They were shocked. Good one!