Arlyn

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I JUST HAD TO SAY IT!
TAXING WORDS

Tax Relief
Ah, that sounds enticing
Relief, we’re told
from those who only want
to Tax and Spend
We’re sold Relief
like an antacid
plop, plop, fizz, fizz
Tax Relief

But what you really get
is Tax Starvation
Deficit and Spend
Spend and Deficit
You’ve been relieved of economic truth
Open up the words
look inside
their little shriveled inners
cry out
“Tax Starvation”
Our states are strapped
Our schools are poor
Our soldiers don’t have body armor
Tax Starvation
is relief from your dreams


 

Copyright 2004 Arlyn Serber