When we arrived back from abroad
after making a fortune –
well sort of
a mid size deposit for
a mid size house
in a mid status suburb,
the economy was slumbering –
not at all favourable to refugees or defectors.
Work: my loved one approached her former employer
and found four weeks covering for honeymoon leave.
Dreams and reality
we saw the house of our dreams
the bank not interested in deposit or equity
“ ability to pay .” No. Capital cannot be used as offset.
My loved one spoke to her boss
explaining and asking for proof of employment.
The boss looked over her bifocals and said
“ I assume you have the means to pay this?”
A nod –
she wrote on a reputable letterhead
…. ….. is employed by … with an annual salary of …