Bill of Rights

She stood before the officer trembling.
"I'm a maid at the Celestial.
One of the guests in the penthouse molested me."
The officer replied,
"Did you encourage him?
"No," she wept.
"Were you seeking his money?"
"No," she wept.
"Are you aware that Dives has rights:
He has the right to his behavior.
He has the right to his wealth.
There are severe penalties if you violate his rights."
"He molested me! What am I to do?"
"Well if you are good to him,
He may offer you a nice vacation or even a good sum of cash.
Otherwise just try to avoid him."

©2011, John A. Mills