Maxine Smith


If money isn’t everything

Why does everything cost?

Spending before we’re paid

The cost of money is too much


If we are groomed to give  money power

Conditioned to submit in defeat

Allowing our financial hurricane

The cost of money is too much


Let's stop assuming money is everything

Or for money, everything is lost

Involuntary self destruction

The cost of money is too much


Let's take back our financial control

Or the lack ......  will control us all !!

No bees no money honey









    “Money Is Not Our God” - Killing Joke. Trump’s god for sure!

    Excellent poem with some clarity.

    • Maxine Smith

      Thanks for the save and appreciation.

    • Alan .S. Jeeves

      Nice writing Maxine, good to read and take note of.

      'He who looses money, looses much; He who looses a friend, looses much more; He who looses faith, looses all.
      ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

      Ex animo, Alan

      • Maxine Smith

        Much appreciated Alan.

      • Michael Edwards

        An absorbing write. It reminds me of my father who hated professional sport - he had a saying: When money comes in sport goes out.

        • Maxine Smith

          Thanks for reading Michael.

        • Poetic Dan

          Nicely done for the terror of our creation...

          • Maxine Smith

            I like that ‘ the terror of our creation’

            Very true words.

            Thanks for the read Dan.

          • Goldfinch60

            Very good and true write in this day and age.
            Saying that the real things in life are priceless - family, friends and love.


            • Maxine Smith

              The love for my family is what makes everything else worth the stress.

              Thanks for reading Andy.

            • orchidee

              Yes - and why might a £5 coin cost £10?! lol.
              When St Paul said 'The love of money is the root of all evil' it's said that he meant 'all KINDS of evil', not that money is the be all and end all of ALL the problems in the world!

              • Maxine Smith

                Very true.

                Thanks for reading Ochidee.

              • orchidee

                And - we all knows the pricing, e.g. £5.99. We all knows it's only a penny off £6.00. It makes it look cheaper. Doh!

              • FineB

                An excellent write Maxine!

                Everything is money nowadays.

                Money is not as important as good health.

                How can you enjoy having so much money if your health is not good.

                Keep writing FineB

                • Maxine Smith

                  Family and good health is everything.

                  Glad you enjoyed and thank you for the read.

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