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I got your taxes

Our congress just loves to lament,
about waste when taxes are spent,
but say it ain't healthy 
to tax raise the wealthy
so they tax those that can't pay rent.
Roads and the schools need maintaining,
from taxes I'm not abstaining,
while the poor live on beans
its the ones with the means
that are doing the complaining.

I choose a career that won't pass,
just anywhere near upper class,
but I'll make my dollar 
with sweaty blue collar
The wealthy can all kiss my ass.

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  1. Date: 2/22/2011 10:47:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Wayne in Carolyn Devonshire's contest "Taxing Times". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/17/2011 5:07:00 PM
    They are experts at kissing ass. They've been kissing Saudi ass for years. Poor some oil on your ass and 3/4 of Congress will show up to have a kissing contest. Vince

  1. Date: 2/4/2011 4:01:00 PM
    Hi Wayne - Congratulations on your WIN in Carolyn's contest! Best wishes, KC

  1. Date: 2/4/2011 11:29:00 AM
    Many congratulations Wayne on your win in Carolyn's contest....:)

  1. Date: 2/3/2011 6:19:00 PM
    Congratulations on the third place win in the contest, Wayne

  1. Date: 2/3/2011 4:15:00 PM
    Good one for the contest about the taxes...Reads like a winner to me..Only two things sure in life and that is death and taxes... The comments upon my work lifted my spirits up..Sara

  1. Date: 2/3/2011 11:23:00 AM
    Wayne good to see your worthy poem place in the top three. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 2/2/2011 10:55:00 PM
    this was one of my very favs. I really agree with its message. Congratulations, Wayne!

  1. Date: 2/2/2011 6:55:00 PM it..sock it to them mister...congrats...BG

  1. Date: 2/2/2011 4:29:00 PM
    Great win. Congratulations, Joyce

  1. Date: 2/2/2011 2:44:00 PM
    congratulations on your win, Wayne. I wouldn;t waste any time waiting for that last line to happen......the word is out that it may leave a bad taste in their mouths. :)

  1. Date: 2/2/2011 1:43:00 PM
    Congrats on your well deserved win, Wayne. Nice going. Ralph

  1. Date: 2/2/2011 12:54:00 PM
    love this one , congrats on your win in the contest

  1. Date: 2/2/2011 12:50:00 PM
    I guess the wealthy will have to do a lot of "kissing," Wayne. Great limerick. Congratulations on placing third in the contest. The competition was very strong, so take pride in your accomplishment! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 2/1/2011 8:28:00 PM
    awesome Wayne these are excellent, very witty and heaps of truth. enjoyed. Harry

  1. Date: 1/31/2011 4:44:00 PM
    They can kiss my butt too Wayne. You have a very funny poem here! Good luck to you in the contest, Diane

  1. Date: 1/30/2011 3:26:00 PM
    Wonderful worded, witty and humorous write on the taxing times, Wayne

  1. Date: 1/29/2011 10:02:00 PM
    Glad to see you made the change for the contest. In case you got mixed up, it's Carolyn's contest, as you probably knew anyway. Oh, and I know by looks maybe only half the flowers I discussed in my poem. I just do fast research. haha. Thanks for your note. LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 1/29/2011 9:17:00 PM
    Very entertaining trio of limericks. The last line in the third installment should be etched in marble.

  1. Date: 1/29/2011 6:13:00 PM
    :) Thanks for supporting the contest and giving me a great laugh, Wayne. Love, Carolyn