Sunday, May 18, 2014

It is not what you want!

                                                        Artist: In a New York Restaurant - Edward Hopper 1922  
Image: Courtesy of Tess' Mag #220 (here)

It is not what you want
It is what you can get!

Ok, let's set the scenario

Greenbacks oozing out of his ears
He has assets overseas
His bank accouns never seems to dry up
You are a joint account holder
You have access to his accounts
Not all but one of the lucrative ones
And he had not withdrawn the signing privileges yet
He provides in addition a regular monthly allowance
He pays for your purchases

Let's see, what else?

A Porsche in the garage for your own use
A mansion to stay in
A holiday retreat by the sea
A posh apartment in New York
all in your name!

Presents galore on birthdays,Valentine's
Or even surprises on flimsiest of excuses
Holidays overseas according to your fancies

So! what else do you want?

Ok, don't tell me
Not now!

Ok, for all that I can manage to get for you
I don't want to beat around the bush
You are through with him

But when am I getting my %
My advance payment
Being your trusted attorney!

For Tess' Magpie Tales


  1. Sounds like we have a gold-digger here!

  2. H-m-m-m - All too often: sad but true.

  3. ha. yeah that one is a little more trouble than worth i imagine...

  4. Send her to the curb fast before you go flat broke haha

  5. I guess in the material world for some it is never their
    eyes have little green dollar signs..what's my percentage? ugh..

  6. Sounds like an episode of The Good Wife. :-)

    1. haha that is funny I watched it last night..

  7. This was absolutely hilarious, and so well written!!! Brilliant!!!

  8. A good humoured giggle.

  9. Geez, Hank. All too real...not so sure about the trust issue.

  10. I like the surprise at the end...good one Hank...

  11. Ah, you captured the lawyer's character well. :-)

  12. Sounds like a Faustian Arrangement to me ! Well done, Hank

  13. Hah! Yes, I love how this had a twist to its mercenary little tale.