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In Williamsburg

In Williamsburg once,
money was worth more.
A pickle, a prize, candy annd crackers.
All for a shiny, copper pemmy.

In Williamsburg once,
a cigar was worth way less.
A pie
and sugar buns, all for a silver, smooth nickel.

But now, things have changed.
A penny,
and a nickel is worth less.
We make more money now.
Economics have changed.

In Williamsburg now,
coins are worth way less.
bubble gum,
and garlic,
all for more than a shiny, copper penny.

In Williamsburg now,
cigarettes are worth way more.
A tuxedo to be pressed,
a bottle of wine,
all for more than a smooth silver nickel.

The story was posted on 2004-04-02