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Monkey businesses?

Note: Linked to the current financial crisis

Nutty Monkey Business (2002)

1.   Some tribes catch monkeys

Using a nut business contraption.

Other tribes use a banana’s contraption.

A sturdy box is firmly planted in the ground

With a nut or banana inside.

 

A hole is made large enough to let in the monkey hand

And small enough for a clenched fist out on the goody.

 

2.   Survival is a chance happening

Favoring the cowards or close,

Until we learn a few dangers

By trial and error.

 

Apparently, greed is one danger

We are not fit to learn to relinquish,

Monkey or no monkey.

Nutty Monkey Business

 

1.   Some tribes catch monkeys

Using a nut business contraption.

Other tribes use a banana’s.

A sturdy box is firmly planted in the ground

With a nut or banana inside.

A hole is made large enough to let in the monkey hand 

And small enough for a clutched fist out on the goody.

 

2.   Survival is a chance happening

Favoring the cowards or close,

Until we learn a few dangers

By trial and error.

Apparently, greed is one danger

We are not fit to learn to relinquish,

Monkey or no monkey.


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