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Chalkboard one line poem prompt for April 15, 2020

Grey wooden letter tiles on a black background. Letters spell TAXES.
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“Help me,” cried the poor.
“Teach my children. I will work”

“Tax me,” replied the compassionate.
“Build schools, roads, buses”

“Leave me alone,” replied the greedy.
“It’s all mine”

Your Turn

THEME: Taxes

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Kathy Jacobs

Kathy Jacobs

💚POMpoet💚 Former software tester, still breaking things. Social Media geek. Former OneNote MVP. Phoenix Mercury fan. Green Bay Packer fan.