If it's too good to be true, then ...


POSTED: Friday, December 26, 2008

...The wealthy began to choke and cough

At being stung by a Ponzi spinoff.

They now cry

At kissing goodbye

Their fortunes with which Bernard Mad(e)-off.


Daily headlines inspire the poet Joe Gedan, a retired U.S. magistrate judge who lives in Honolulu. His observations appear on Sundays and Fridays. He can be reached at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)