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Hold onto what you have

By D. Diego TorresPublished 6 months ago 1 min read
Spendthrift, 1836 - Josef Danhauser

To win a million at age fifty;

Why, that certainly is nifty.

But for losing it

While choosing it,

That’s undoubtedly unthrifty.

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D. Diego Torres

Writer of nonfiction and fiction, voracious reader of great literature, fan of the horror genre. None of that pays very well, if at all, so I'm thankful for my day job as an institutional research analyst. I really love long weekends.

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