Damned Roommate

“Thank you,” Murphy said.

“For your patience and understanding.”

He smiled and nodded his head.

“I know I’ve been annoying,

maybe even embarrassing.”

“This is too much money!

Where’d you get it all?”

Hank asked with worry.

“Should I expect the law

again like last Fall?” 

Murphy shook his head.

“That’s just a small dole,

I felt I owed you some bread.

I’ve got a bigger bankroll,

and it only cost my soul.”

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