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Worried About Money

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An Ode to Greed, Ignorance, and Self Righteousness in America

I woke up early...worried about money.
Too many late bills to pay.
I paid most with my check.
Kept some for myself to celebrate.

I woke up early...worried about money.
They're turning off my lights.
I spent two hundred dollars.
My son needed NIKE Flights.

I woke up early...worried about money.
I think I'm losing my home.
Just text me when you need me.
I just got the new IPhone.

I woke up early...worried about money.
I think I need a smoke.
I always find bills for cigarettes.
Even though I'm always broke.

I woke up early...worried about money.
Gangsta rap artists inspire me.
I let my pants sag to be accepted.
An employer saw me...he wouldn't hire me.

I woke up early...worried about money.
Wall Street really pisses me off.
I don't trust anybody.
Except for my advisor...Bernie Madoff.

I woke up early...worried about money.
I lit a candle for myself at mass.
I'll fly to the Caribbean to relieve stress.
Bill collectors...kiss my ass!

I woke up early...worried about money.
Even with a salary of 10 zeroes.
If my bank fails for too much debt,
Can you still be our heroes?

I woke up early...worried about money.
I need to keep this country afloat.
"The lobbyist is here."
"Send him in...then I'll go vote."

I woke up early...worried about money.
Retirement has come.
There's no shame in any profession.
What about being a bum?