Gamble Frisk



The bailout charades intended to please
become big band-aids
for the worst disease

The bankrupted firms by manager style
become covert terms
for the very vile

The bank credit loans recklessly given
become buffer zones
for the greed driven

The gold parachutes lavishly conferred
become sham salutes
for the inept herd

The bad Market bets imperiled by risk
become salvage pets
for the gamble frisk

The mere twelve zeros after number one
become huge heroes
for all the misdone
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Submitted on May 21, 2010

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme AXA BXB CXC DXD EXE CXC
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 456
Words 79
Stanzas 6
Stanza Lengths 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3

Wallace Dean LaBenne

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