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Fourteen Pieces of Gold
by Charlene Tess

A short story of mine was included in an anthology of short fiction by fourteen of Port Town Publishing Company's authors. It is out of print and no longer available exce..  
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come to me, my name is greed

I’m here to give you what you need

I am as old as time itself

and doing pretty well for myself


stay close to me

my work is sly

I’ll teach to manipulate

I’ll teach you how to lie


to get what you want

using people is fine

your needs should come first

keep those people in line


I am greed, I’m loved by many

even those who haven’t a penny

presidents and peasants too

they worship me, and so will you


my influence in so profound

my reasons are so keenly sound

who cares what lives you leave in tatters

your success is all that matters


so come to me, my name is greed

I am that malignant seed

which spawns man’s inhumanity to man





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Reviewed by pat medlin
all 5 of your postings are a combination of delightful-innovative and thought provoking...i really like you style... each one...especially greed and my favorite it sheeple. i see some individulistic thinking hear...which i find to be rare. keep going.

Reviewed by jude forese
a well written rendition of greed's effect upon mankind ... welcome to the den ...
Reviewed by Felix Perry
Well Rose if this is an example of your work and style, let me be one of the ones to first welcome you to the den and I look forward to reading more of you in the future.
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