How Debit Met Credit


A lot of people ask me about my profession and get bewildered when I tell them that I am a Chartered Accountant (CA) (Equivalent to a CPA). So this is a poem I have written dedicated to all the CA’s and CA students which is a humorous take on accounting, with some deep insights.

Do let me know if you enjoy reading it and if you could decode the message behind this poem πŸ™‚

Walking towards the border,
Along the Income Statement,
Debit greeted Credit, β€œHi, let’s hangout together”.

From his window on the top line,
With pride in his eyes, Credit looked down,
β€œI bring Incomes and Gains, you bring losses with you, why do I come with you ?”.

Taken aback with this cold response,
Debit went to his second home, the balance sheet,
Opening his door he spoke aloud, β€œI hold assets, you are a liability. How can you be so rude !”.

This infuriated Credit many folds,
β€œI am the giver, you are the receiver, never do forget !”,
He angrily replied.

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