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The Four Buffett Lifestyle
eljota

For enjoying in Margaritaville!

I sit here in front of my lit CRT
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Wondering what is to happen to me
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So many dreams swirl in my head
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It sometimes seems that I never left bed.
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Some have their plans and various schemes
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To put into action a few of these dreams.
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Would that I could in a way that’s worthwhile
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I’d spend me some time on a tropical isle.
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I’d surround myself with tropical greenery
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On a beach with grass-clad female scenery
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I’d bask on the beach and show a wry smile
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Enjoying what I call FOUR BUFFETT LIFESTYLE
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First there is Warren, a Buffett of note.
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The donee of many a shareholder’s vote
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The wizard of Omaha with bonds he did buy.
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The source of the cash to book tickets and fly!
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Then there is William, a mover and shaker
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Who sets coastal dreams down on his artist paper.
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His pastel visions of palms, village and harbor
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Would make anyone flee from the likes of Ann Arbor
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Of course there’d be Jimmy, the singer romancer,
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Who flew to the islands in Hemisphere Dancer.
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Wine, women, and song are his contribution
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With swimming in surf as my kind of ablution.
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The food for the feast on these isles southeast
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Makes up the final part of the four
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The lunch buffet, piled high on a tray
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Ends the dream about asking for more.
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So there they all are as I sit in the bar
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And ponder my icy cold glass.
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The dream of retirement, a saner requirement
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Needs four Buffetts to do it.  Alas!
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23 May 06


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