BARGAIN WITH LIFE

Bargain With Life

If you bargain with Life for a penny,
Then Life would pay no more,
However you begged at evening
When you counted your scanty store.

For Life is just an employer,
He gives you what you ask,
But once you have set the wages,
Why, you must bear the task.

If you worked for a menial’s hire,
Only to learn, dismayed,
That any wage you’d have had asked of Life,
Life would have willingly paid.

(Based on a poem of unknown authorship)

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