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Questionable Collateral

I was driving past a pawn shop
in the poorest part of town.
The teaser on the corner caught my eye.
I turned around.

With bikes and mowers curb to curb
not to mention chairs and tables,
stood a little, yellow, rocking horse
nowhere near the stables.

This children’s equine pleasure key
seems poor promise for a loan.
Some adult’s action worries me.
I pray it was outgrown.

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