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A Dyspeptic's Guide To Contemporary American Politics (In Verse)

"Nowadays, you can't turn on the TV without some talking head telling you about the economy. Yet, in a world overrun by 'analysts,' only one man has the guts, the brains, and, quite frankly, the poetry to put it all in perspective.That man is Michael Silverstein... Silverstein is a true intellectual." — Gersh Kuntzman, The New York Post

"Few people have found much to laugh about in the stock market this year. Michael Silverstein is the exception. The Bard of the Bourse can find humor in losing money, globalization and stock options." — USA Today
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The Coming Stock
Market Bubble Burst

I told a friend two years ago
That real estate’s a bubble.
“I know,” he said,” but what the heck,
I’ll scoot before there’s trouble.”
Alas, he stuck around too long,
He wanted to hit top;
Now he sings a pauper’s song,
His losses just won’t stop.

I’m telling you today, my friend,
With stock’s still flying high,
This market’s gonna crash quite soon,
Though I’m not sure just why.
It might be war, or debt, or oil,
The tripper? Take your pick.
I can’t predict exactly but...
I’m saying: “Get out quick.”

******

©2007 Michael Silverstein

 


 
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