Woulda, Shoulda, Couldn’t

shutterstock_250120381Wanting and doing are two different things,

And cash in the bank is what thriftiness brings!

But rainy day savings can hardly compare

With a new pair of shoes I am longing to wear

Today, not tomorrow!

Must I beg, steal or borrow?

I look, I lust, I rationalize hard,

Then open my purse and pull out my card.

I know it’s wrong, I know that I shouldn’t –

I tried to resist them, yet truly, I couldn’t!

Mother Hen

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(Writing Prompt: COULDN’T, part of poetry 101 rehab– Thanks, Andy! Feel free to jump on the poetry wagon each Monday!)

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