ODDS

I saw two men
Buy a ton of tickets
For a big lottery jackpot
Did they consider the odds?
Many times more likely
To be struck by lightning…
Wonder why we’re still drawn
To spend hard earned money…
Perhaps they have a dream
As did I…but I bought one ticket

© 2016 Robert Mihaly

WRITERS WRITE prompt for 9/2/16: ODDS
http://writerswrite.co.za/september-writing-prompts
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