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Affordable
by Ed Matlack
Wednesday, March 24, 2004
Rated "G" by the Author.
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What do ya think, too much work to rehab this place? I like it...! Its got a kind of class...


Affordable…


 


Dilapidated in condition,


In need of a house physician,


As yet it hasn’t died,


Maybe I can get it with a bribe,


This old home, with its roof & sides,


Caving in & will need to be tied…


 


Who do you supposed once owned it?


This old house all messy and full of bird shit,


Seems it has been around,


Longer than I; doesn’t look very sound,


Gonna take lots of windows and nails,


Probably inhabited by many snails…


 


Surrounded by marsh,


Survived many a storm, oh so harsh,


Weathered though it is, seems like a nice place to live…


 


No neighbors to speak of, other than the sanctuary next door,


They will let us know when someone comes up the drive or walk,


Hey wait a minute it has neither of those, but the birds will still talk… 


              © ed – 3/24/04 

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Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 3/25/2004
The picture reminded me of my poem "Crippled House" If you have the time please read it!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Rene Swing 3/24/2004
lololol....Yea I think we can afford this one...lol. But no place for Sinders to stay...lol. I think I can fix this one...It a job for Ms. Bob Villa...lol....Loved this poem!



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