Burnt: A matter of policy


In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Burnt.”

Running for my life,

With the house burning down,

What would I save?

What would I take?

I haven’t given it much thought,

Except, perhaps, my fire insurance policy receipt.

—Linus Fernandes

English: Charles Simms, March 17, 1796, Fire I...

English: Charles Simms, March 17, 1796, Fire Insurance Policy (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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