Poetry

The Crazy Moneymen

By 1st January 2006December 9th, 2019No Comments

No one could fail to have noticed
As it was broadcast in pictures and sound
The money markets were in trouble
Causing a run on the pound

They sat there in front of their computers
Boasting of the money they’d made
By buying the mighty deutsch mark
Oh what a profitable trade

The headlines were full of their antics
But I only wondered why
The money men have to wear braces?
Why don’t they give belts a try?

At least a belt can be tightened
To see them through poorer times
But perhaps they are onto a winner
Maybe losing would be a crime

So here is the heart of the problem
Million upon million they might make
But does it solve the world’s famine
Or put food on the poor mans plate

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