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Wednesday, March 03, 2010


by Kim Doyle

Stock Market prices rise and fall
and, surreal-ly, that's not all.
Lehman Brothers is gone, AIG is propped-up
failing.  Housing market bubble bursts
ignoring real estate profiteers wailing.
Billions become trillions so easy;
the Treasury must be run by someone weasle-y.
The Fed is on tricked-up meds,
its leader a seeming bottom feeder.

All these financial tools can't
be deciphered. But we citizens all aren't fools.
The same trouble still brews:
"He who has the gold rules."

Kim Doyle says, "This is my Big Bonus poem."