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Owe, do not own

What you can borrow

Live on each loan

Forget tomorrow

Why not be in debt

To one who can give

You whatever you need

It is good to abet

Another's good deed


Samuel Menashe



From The Niche Narrows:
New and Selected Poems,
Talisman House, Publishers,
2000.  Reprinted by
permission of the author.

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