Swampyville's - "Reeling in the Fish"!
January 31, 2012
You're the Poet!
Fill in the below blanks with the following words or use your own words.
Away, apart, cash, chest, dawn, do, doom, faxed, gone, heart, ignore, interest, I.O.U.s, poor, room, stash, away, taxed.
THIS NATIONS CURRENT POLITICAL SYSTEM!
Reeling in the Fish! By L. Don Oliver
Upon the day of his coronation, The new King surveyed his Treasury _; Opening his locked boxes of treasures, He came away with great impending _;
He wanted a new "Air Force One", There was nothing that he could ; For when he opened the locked boxes, All he found were stacks of __;
His Executor of the Treasury said, Not to worry his troubled __; For the fools and their money, Soon they will be rendered __;
In this land of "THREE" classes, Of one we can ___; They have nothing to tax, So we will forget about the _;
A tax decree went forward, To the wealthy it was __; Alas, they had so many loop holes, That they could not be __;
Another tax decree went forward, This time to the Middle _; Alas, there was no Middle Class, They had all been taxed _;
The Executor of the Treasury said, Worry not, we will get another __; With just one little computer stroke, They created more spending _;
With nothing left in the Treasury, Nothing to build their "Golden" __; They borrowed what they needed, Forcing the people to pay the _;
Sire!, don't worry about today, Or even if tomorrow will _, For when it comes retribution day, You and I will be rich and _;
Portrait of a Poem! By L. Don Oliver
In words there is music, Of what the writers feel; Whether it be mere fantasy, Or whether it be for real;
A beautiful Portrait painted, By the artist's loving hand; Offers reason to meaning, For all that life will demand;
For a Poem is a Portrait, That is a Work of art; With words instead of colors, It soothes the aching heart;