Poetry

February 8, 2018 Poetry , POETRY / FICTION

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By

Ben White

 

 

 

A Tank Full of Thanks

 

 

The new tax breaks

Went into effect

In January 2018

 

So by now

Everyone has seen

 

A little bit more

Pay in their checks

 

So the next

Logical step

In social economics

 

Was for gas prices

To go up overnight

By 30 cents a gallon –

 

Having an oil executive

In the president’s

Cabinet of secretaries

 

Makes sure no investor

Goes disappointed.

 

 

 

 

 

Ben White

Author of the books, Buddha Bastinado Blues and The Kill Gene, Ben White thought he was a poet, only to find out he is not a poet at all. He is a witness. What he writes is testimony.

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