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Today I Made a Nickel

Updated on June 9, 2012
(c) me and eBay and Hubpages, probably.
(c) me and eBay and Hubpages, probably.
.05 dollars feels like a lot more than a nickel, right?
.05 dollars feels like a lot more than a nickel, right?

Ode to eBay

Today I made a nickel,
an eBay capsule worked.
I picked a common item,
I hoped that riches lurked.

I wrote about a product
that everyone would need.
I cared not for the sellers,
my motivation: greed.

Today I made a nickel,
somebody paid the price.
The eyeballs came from somewhere,
my words, they do entice.

The clicks will earn me money
while I am outside playing.
It's almost passive income,
my mortgage I'm repaying.

Let's hope they don't run out of zeroes.
Let's hope they don't run out of zeroes.

The Saga Continues

Today I made a nickel,
my fortune doth increase.
My bank account trends upward.
I'm worth more than all of Greece.

More categories beckon:
eBay inventory's broad.
The sellers augment daily
and rarely commit fraud.

You too can join the action,
your time will be well spent.
Affiliate with eBay
to fund retirement.


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    • Jlava73 profile image

      Jennifer Vasconcelos 

      7 years ago from Cyberspace and My Own World

      Creative and spunky Hub! Love it!

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      Melody Trent 

      7 years ago from United States

      Lol peter. This is lifted my spirits. I have technical difficulties with eBay, so it was night to have a laugh. I wish I could write like this hubber!

    • Peter Geekie profile image

      Peter Geekie 

      7 years ago from Sittingbourne

      Really ! you made a whole nickel (I think that's 10cents isn't it ?)

      I think I've given my entire life history and not made that much !!

      We obviously don't do this for the money

      kind regards peter

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      Melody Trent 

      7 years ago from United States

      This is awesome! Really put a smile on my face, thanks I needed that!

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    • nicomp profile imageAUTHOR

      nicomp really 

      7 years ago from Ohio, USA

      Account update: I made another 14 cents.

      Thu, Jun 7, 2012 $0.00 $0.14* $0.14*

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      Terrye Toombs 

      7 years ago from Somewhere between Heaven and Hell without a road map.

      lol Loved it! :) I wish I could make a nickle on my ebay capsules.

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      drbj and sherry 

      7 years ago from south Florida

      You made a nickel, nicomp,

      May the gods be praised.

      Tomorrow - perhaps a dime,

      And the bar will then be raised.

      Loved your poetry.

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      7 years ago from Springfield, MO

      You are definitely right. I need an 1885 Liberty V Nickel. Just as soon as I make 34,000 nickels. I can see from your poems you need 33,998 more. Good luck in your endeavors.

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      Insane Mundane 

      7 years ago from Earth


      Yeah, I plan on buying my cool castle/exotic dream home during my next few days lived, oops, I mean during my next few nickels earned... :/

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      Cindy A Johnson 

      7 years ago from Sevierville, TN

      LOVE it!


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