Fee-resolution

“I’m awful at finances; see?”
Claimed Jean Thripp, as she went on a spree.
Her husband was worse;
Their paychecks, dispersed
(and, while we’re rhyming, disbursed).
Husband, wife resolved nothing, those fiends!

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©️ 2021 Chel Owens

Write a funny limerick about resolutions, too, for the A Mused Poetry Contest! The deadline is this Friday!

19 thoughts on “Fee-resolution

  1. CarolCooks2 January 5, 2021 / 12:20 am

    Looking forward to the responses to your prompt…Enjoy your week 🙂 x

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    • Chel Owens January 5, 2021 / 7:25 am

      ❤ what if I try making Thai food one week and you try a poem? 😉

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      • CarolCooks2 January 5, 2021 / 7:30 am

        I think your Thai food may come out better than my poem…I have never written a poem in my life …

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  2. obbverse January 5, 2021 / 12:20 am

    Can I offer a creditable answer?
    Hammering the Master Card?
    Spending with reckless disregard?
    Maxed out the American Express?
    Left cents and penniless?
    Getting sad and depressed
    At high rising interest?
    Wanna be unburdened by debt?
    Live free of onerous debt?
    Here’s my financial tip-
    Give ’em all the snip,
    Rather than swipe it
    It’s more prudent to wipe it.

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    • Chel Owens January 5, 2021 / 7:26 am

      👏👏 Honestly, I think they ought to never be given a line of credit.

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    • Chel Owens January 5, 2021 / 7:26 am

      😀 I hope you mean the poem. The Thripps are obviously rascals.

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  3. johnlmalone January 5, 2021 / 2:19 am

    a clever, larrikin look at human frailties ! a worthy task: if I think of anything I’ll submit 🙂

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  4. bookshelfbattle January 15, 2021 / 4:24 am

    If I had known more about finances when I was young it would have helped a lot. Maybe you should write a kids book about it or something. James and the Giant Credit Card Bill.

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    • Chel Owens January 15, 2021 / 8:14 am

      😀 I like it, I like it….

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