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Fur Coats and Life Jackets

He, holds his head to the ground
No money to buy that one can of beer
he really needed to get him through
an hour or two of his day

Sometimes he drinks rain water, collected in his shoes
Skinny and frail
ripped jeans not in fashion
but the only pair he owns
Roaming the streets of Kensington
in search of a dog end or two
that someone has dropped on the dusty ground
he’s waiting for a miracle.

She, with her fancy car and real fur coat
Strolling up to the large welcoming doors of Harrods
In her giant hat, just gorgeous
I bet her pilot can land her private jet on it

Money, no object, just a game of monopoly to her
Skinny by choice, she doesn’t have time to eat
but she always has time
to drink posh champagne from her stiletto
she’s always rushing, you see, shops shut at nine
I often wonder, how can she run around in her Prada heels?
There must be a school somewhere that teaches such skills.

I often have to wonder, really how deep is this ocean?

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Harrods is a very famous and very expensive shop in Kensington London, Dog ends, are cigarettes, that have been smoked they are also called butts. I guess i am really missing home now, covid has its way of making me feel homesick.
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you are such a rock, i am sorry that it seems i dont review your work, i do but actually i think you should rest when you need. your words are so damn welcome, today in Italy we have almost 2000 people with covid i'm getting nervous, i truly believe close the airports i know its hard but stop the spread. and lets move on. i really miss england london, my home and my brother. Thank you for your beautiful words this evening.

Thank you...Teddy

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i didnt see it but feel free to leave how you feel when ever you wish!

Thank you...Teddy

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Please, it's damn good to laugh, please just be yourself around me, I have a very good sence of humour sir. I married an Italian! (Applause) lol

Thank you...Teddy

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That's ok Jerry, one man is more than enough for me!

Thank you...Teddy

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good look at the discrepancy between the very rich and the very poor. ~ Geez.
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I think I'm missing home, when I was very young I used to take the bus and walk around Harrods, once I even went to the department of ball gowns and tried one on! (Giggles) I was very naughty but I'm so glad I did it.

Thank you...Teddy

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