896 What Is Rich? 03-22-2020

I’ve rubber-necked
5th Avenue fashion-botiques
where I couldn’t afford a hanger.

I visited homes in The Hamptons
where I couldn’t buy a brick.

I’ve eaten in Soho restaurants
where I couldn’t scrape-up
a cheap tip.
(Dad picked up the check)

I’ve test-driven sleek-sports-cars
on the streets of Beverly Hills
when I couldn’t pay for even that
new-car-smell.

What the heck?

We own a four poster bed.
Nancy and I sleep there,
where the lazy-luxury of a late-morning-linger
more than matches cheaper-riches.

Sure,
I know there are
“The Trappings of Wealth”.
But then,
there is
Nancys kiss.

About Ken Greenman

Married and Happy. Retired and busy. Living in NC. 71 and counting. December 12, 2020 and it's 72! ... I would love some written comments, critiques, adulation or kind suggestions.... If you have the time and or inclination, please feel free! Not in fear but by faith. We will see. See you later! If you ever want to talk for real, email me and I will send you my cell number.... I am enjoying this!
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