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Small Change

Small Change

                                                      Once shiny brass                          Passed from hand to hand
 Worth little,  yet still has some use
 Silver, more value, for those who need         
 Where gold wanted, cost rich no doubt
All of it tarnished in the palms of inhumane hunger
 Strewn aside forgotten,  like discoloured brass
 Merit in large numbers, ample bronze found
 Many similar, not seen to stand alone
 Passed from hand to hand      Leaving simply dull, without lustre 
                                     
                                     
                                 
                                                              
                                     
                                 
                                                                      
                                     
                                 
                                  

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Lorna Caizley

Thanks Richard  it was in the shape of a coin but cant seem to master it in here x

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Cherie Sumner-Taylor

Hi Lorna....Funny how the value of things goes up and down based upon supply and demand, and how humanity places value on these things that ultimately do not mean anything in the scheme of life and what our priorities should be...The best things in life have nothing to do with money, but our governments like us to believe they are the most important thing...lol xo I enjoyed...It is so nice to read your work again.  xo ;)  

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Lorna Caizley

Yes, the cash that moves from hand to hand is minimal yet we work hard everyday to what we need... the government  ensures we can never have more than we need yet we always seem to want more than we earn xxx

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Tony Taylor

Hey LORNA!!.....I can see what you were attempting here with your formatting.......regardless, your point is well made.... like the "Circle Of Life" you follow the 'Small Change' from ~ "Once shiny brass.." to "Leaving simply dull, without luster"......VERY well conceived and delivered dear poet sister!!...... It's so cool to see you on the pages again!!...... Sending Lots of Love to you and yours!!......LOVE & ROCKETS!!........T xo 🐧❤

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Lorna Caizley

Ahhh Tony, thanks for commenting I'm happy to be here!!.. glad you enjoyed this ..starting shiny and new...tarnished over time till all lustures lost...yes that's exactly what I was saying ...thanks for reading xx

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GREG TUCKER

a lot of brilliance in simplicity.  Love it

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Leah Cabael Yodico

Hi Lorna,

Love  to have you back.
I enjoyed reading despite the formatting,  but I understand. 
Nicely done! 

love Leah 

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Lorna Caizley

Thanks leah,  yes the formatting didnt quite do what I wanted, thanks for reading. I'm glad you enjoyed it
Love Lorna xx
 

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Lorna Caizley

Hi lisa 
thanks ...im glad to be here
lorna xx

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Larry Ran

Our Dear Lorna,

How wonderful to be in touch with you and Jason again.  Linda's Birthday is tomorrow, and we can't think of a nicer gift that she could have received.  
I will respond to your powerful words with a Haiku. (Just like old times, huh)

The brass have their gold
The poor-their pennies for life
Tarnished Angels

All our love,
Linda and Larry xxx

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Lorna Caizley

Thank you so much Larry

Shinier the brass

Worth only its meager weight

 It's glitters not gold

Love lorna xx
 

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