..Once a coin there was with
an old maimed tail,
Often it was pestered by a sticky
In spending, his boss must have
been a real snail.
Even in saving he must have been
Else, why would the coin pine for
But joy came when the boss
vanquished all odds:
He dropped a coin near his smelly
Mad the old coin became, came
"In days of yore I went
morose and astray,
Now, against you I've hit on my
And I think I have found the truly
That will transport me a way from
that tacky bath.
In your fragrant fragrance I'll
In your (so chaste they seem!)
sinews we'll dwell,
In your crystal clear eyes I will
see my wife,
Only if you do not send me back to
But the buxom newcomer kept a cool
Though trammelled by the gluey
"I'll wag my tail for you
only until I'm dead,
Because I don't want to remain in
Did come from oldie's poetic and
He added: "Saw you when
you're dropped -- cute!"
"I saw you too -- a bag of
Then, for days the pocket remained
But glory rose: the hanky was
And oldie rolled to rest in his
love's lovely arms.
Climax of one-way traffic!
Screeches of hate, screeches of
Then the fingers re-entered the
The coins went in opposite
One unwillingly, one like a rocket.
And, one more coin skated down the
And it stampeded towards the
And she was sweet on him within
Then, the boss met his bed after
Keeping his trousers near the
The lovers' heads kept close to
Kicked, oldie was but a mass of
But the next rays sent him on a
Some rare stiffness hewed their
Oldie's hopes shone more when his
rival was spent,
But too ecstatic he shouldn't have
As his female's fast flight his
hopes did dent.
For some nine months he became
lean, lean, lean.
Then, a coin into the pocket was
Old oldie looked at her head
She resembled his lost love. Did
Yes, but a glance at her eyes --
so gritty! --
Sent old oldie into jelly-like mud:
They resembled his rival's pair of
He had routed oldie without a thud!
Now oldie was like one of those
But he did not give up, yes, he
"How would I've wagged my
tail when it can't move!"
He grimaced, as he promised not to
He sat, and related a tale on love
to his niece.