Your Nest Egg

You have trusted

You have waited

Not spinning the dice

But waiting to see

The gold

Pile up

In those coffers

You asked

And did not demand

.

I demanded

And I have paid

Jumping

From one place

To another

One personality

To the next

.

Look at my coffers

Ever filling

And emptying

After

You steadily grinded on

For years

I just

Threw down my cards

.

Over and over

I saw what came to pass

Reaping

What I sowed

And finally

All I am left with

Is one piece

Of the millions

Possessed

By me

For a little while

.

While you

Steadily crept up behind me

With a golden egg

Laying splendid

In your secured nest

High up in a safe tree

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