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Love And Money (1950)
larrylark

My dad earned small amounts.
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which mother counted out in tidy piles.
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“Soon we’ll have enough.”
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Even though those piles weren’t high,
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sometimes dad would tell a lie or bluff,
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fingering coins among his pocket fluff.
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We always had clean socks,
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a scrubbing brush to shine us up.
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Most pennies seemed sent from heaven,
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though some disappeared down the pub.
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12 Sep 18

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In a pub's stained glass window;
the shepherds crook,
hooks a horseshoe of sunlight.
 — unknown

Looking forward to  your 1000th poem
 — unknown

In a pub's stained glass window;
the shepherds crook hooks,
a horseshoe of sunlight.


Version 2.
 — unknown

That is a brilliantly evocative pub observation unknown which i can completely relate to after 4 or 5.

Larry 5 or 6 Lark
 — larrylark

Excellent poem
 — Rossant

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