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Wednesday, 07 October 2009


By Ellen Younkins

I'm inundated with paper
the taxes soon due.
I'm the CFO of the household
and it's just us two.

I add and subtract and
write the check
and at the end of the night
I have a pain in my neck.

When the bills are all paid
and my work is done
all I can say is that this
is not very much fun.

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Posted by Ronni Bennett at 02:30 AM | Permalink | Email this post


Much enjoyed...

Oh, I agree so he does it this year.

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