Four Very Short Poems About Money

In Hock to the Chicoms
To obtain our quittance
will require no mere pittance.

Banking on the Bureaucracy
Once based on industry, my annuity
was endangered by the tenuity
of recent returns. A new perpetuity
based on taxes suits me to a T.

Flipping My Brand New Nickle
than the reverse, Monticello. The obverse
has a portrait of Jefferson, gobs worse

Don’t Give Me that Do Good Goody Good Bullshit
Before the credit and coinage of our current gelt
were bones and teeth and the occasional pelt.


  1. Rufus McCain says

  2. Good Business Is Where You Find It
    Light up the tube. Now holler,
    “I’d buy that for a dollar!”

  3. Flipping Poem
    about that flipping nickel. I can’t quit
    rereading that reiterative sh–

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